Cancelled Emergency Firefighter Refreshers

2020 spring RT-130 fireline safety refresher training & pack test has been canceled. This is due to the ongoing COVID-19 public health and community safety concerns, all of the pack tests and refresher trainings in 2019 have been extended to be valid for the 2020 season. ONLY PACK TEST AND REFRESHERS DONE IN 2019 CAN BE EXTENDED TO BE VALID …

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Important Update for all Federal Wildland Firefighters

This information applies to ALL FEDERAL AD/EFF that are planning on working as wildland firefighters in 2019. There are changes in requirements for being hired by BLM Alaska Fire Service (AFS) for the 2019 FIRE SEASON that include ALL FIRECREW MEMBERS and individuals hired as a SINGLE RESOURCE. Every EFF/AD hired by AFS will be required to complete a medical examination, and all participants must be medically …

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Resolution 2017-11: Emergency Firefighter Employment

WHEREAS, Ruby and many villages in the TCC Region have an expertly trained Emergency Firefighter Crew; and WHEREAS, This past summer has yielded few threatening fires in Alaska, thus greatly affecting the employment of emergency firefighters; and WHEREAS, These emergency firefighters support their families and many others in their villages; and WHEREAS, These emergency firefighters are at the ready to leave sometimes with only …

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