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Volume 24 Issue 3

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MCC now accepting applications for Fire Science Academy

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September 2022

MOHAVE COUNTY – Firefighters are first responders and are valuable to all communities around the world. Men and women who want to become a firefighter can start at Mohave Community College (MCC) by filling out the application.  

MCC’s Fire Academy is a 272-hour course providing recruits training in basic firefighting concepts including fire behavior, rescue procedures, command and control, fire suppression, hazardous materials and firefighter safety. The 16-week academy begins in January 2023. Recruits who successfully complete the academy will receive 12 college credits, earning them the following Certificates: AZ State FF 1 & 2, Hazmat Awareness and Operations, Wildland S-130, 190 and ICS 100, 200, 700, 800. This academy will also establish the foundation for an Associate of Science Degree in Fire Science. 

The course is scheduled for Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6 – 10 p.m. and all day Saturdays from 6 a.m. – 5 p.m. This program has a strict attendance policy and students are only allowed 24 hours of excused absences during the course of the program. 

Applications and more information are available online at: or by contacting the Director of Public Safety Assistant, Linda K. at: All applications must be received by no later than 5 p.m. on Oct. 1. 

Online Version is as follows:

– Vanessa Espinoza

(Ms. Espinoza is MCC’s Public Relations Specialist and may be contacted at:

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