Applications available for BHC firefighter academy

BULLHEAD CITY

The Bullhead City Fire Department, in coordination with the Bullhead City campus of Mohave Community College, will be offering a firefighter academy beginning in January 2011.

Applications are available at any Mohave Community College campus. However, they must be completed and returned by Friday, Nov. 19. Testing, including a general aptitude written and physical fitness assessment, will occur in early December.

The academy will start Jan. 15 and is a 20-week program. Classes will be every Tuesday and Thursday evenings and all day Saturdays at the Bullhead City Fire Department, 1260 Hancock Road. The successful graduate students will receive 10 college credits for the academy towards their AAS Fire Science degree.