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Fire refresher, pack test scheduled

Blue Mountain Eagle

Published on January 30, 2018 4:17PM

Eastern Oregon Training Group classes for the 2018 fire season are open for registration. RT-130 Wildland Fire Refresher and a pack test will be held April 28. The class begins at 8 a.m. at the 5J School District, 2090 Fourth St., Baker City. The pack test starts at 2:30 p.m. at the Baker Middle School track, 2320 Washington St., Baker City. The cost for RT-130 is $100, and the pack test is $40. These annual classes are required for anyone planning on fighting fire at the federal or state level. Eastern Oregon Training Group is a member of the National Wildfire Suppression Association, and NWSA’s lead instructor Jaime Davila will be teaching all classes. Registration can be completed at oregonfiretraining.com. For more information, call Laurel Goodrich at 541-403-0907 or Jeff Sherman at 541-519-6213.


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