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BCC to train area firefighters

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Administrators at Barton Community College shared plans Thursday for a program to train firefighters. Barton will partner with the Great Bend Fire Department to offer a fire science certificate.

Karyl White, director of Barton’s Emergency Medical Service Education Program, said the college already has state approval to offer a two-year degree in the field. But for several years, the college hasn’t taught fire science courses.

"Unfortunately, we have no equipment," White told the BCC Board of Trustees at the monthly board study session. The plan is to offer a certificate that requires 24 college credits, which can be ...


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