Car Show Postponed

  • Work in a team environment
  • Become a junior member of an area fire department
  • Suppress a structure fire (controlled training burn)
  • Suppress a propane fire (controlled training burn)
  • Suppress a vehicle fire (controlled training burn)


The Firefighting Program is a one year course. In this program, the students will learn the training foundations needed to be a Firefighter. This program includes didactic and psychomotor instruction. Lectures provide the information on fire terminology and procedures needed to understand fire behavior and suppression. The students will learn how to use personal protection equipment, ropes, hand and power tools, ladders, hoses and nozzles, and other firefighting equipment. Safety is the focus throughout this program.

Prerequisite: Must be 16 years of age by October 1.


  • American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support (BLS) CPR
  • Firefighter 1&2 National ProBoard Certification
  • Basic Fire School Certification
  • Hazardous Materials Operations

Concurrent Enrollments

  • Southern Maine Community College (6 Credits)

Cocurricular Opportunities

  • SkillsUSA
    • Firefighting
    • First Aid/CPR

Business Connections

We are supported by the Knox, Lincoln, and Waldo County Emergency Services (EMS, Fire, and EMA).  We have also had local businesses donate materials that help meet the needs of the program.

Potential Careers

  • Volunteer Firefighter
  • Inspector
  • Wildland Firefighter
  • Firefighter Engineer
  • Airport Firefighter
  • Firefighter/EMT
  • Firefighter/Paramedic
  • Fire Investigator
  • Fire Marshal
  • Fire Chief