(Shelby, NC) – The 18th Annual Cleveland County Fire and Rescue College will be held this weekend November 9,10, 11 at Cleveland Community College and the Brown Emergency Training Center. The weekend-long event offers training to dedicated fire and rescue personnel who travel from all over North Carolina and surrounding states to participate. Over six-hundred emergency personnel have already registered to participate in classes focusing on certifications and rescue operations. This is the largest pre-registration during the Fire College’s 18 year history and classrooms all over the campus are booked. A live burn will begin at 1 pm on Sunday, November 11, in addition to many other rescue and fire exercises throughout the day.
For more information about the Fire College contact CCC Emergency Training Center Coordinator, Jimmy Hensley, at (704) 669-6656 or 980-721-6340. The Fire and Rescue College is sponsored by Cleveland Community College, Cleveland County Training Officer’s Association and the Cleveland County Firefighter’s Association.