Burke County Fire & Rescue College

Cover of the 2017 Burke County Fire and Rescue College BookletOctober 19-22, 2017

WPCC Foothills Higher Education Center • Morganton, NC

The Western Piedmont Community College Emergency Services Training Center and the Burke County Firefighters association proudly present the 2017 Fire and Rescue College, scheduled for October 19-22 at the Foothills Higher Education Center in Morganton (a map of the FHEC’s location is at the bottom of the page).

This page has complete information about the Fire and Rescue College. Just click on each gray topic bar below to expand the category to learn more about that section.

If you would like a printable version of the fire college brochure, you can download the file  (PDF document which can be opened by the free Adobe Reader software).

Forms You Will Need

Forms are in PDF format. They can be opened with the free Adobe Reader software.

  • Registration Form
    Please download, fill out, print, sign and have a department official sign this form, then submit it to WPCC.


Learn More About the 2017 College

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Fire & Rescue College General Information
Fire & Rescue College Agenda
Firefighter Certification Courses
EMT Courses
Fire/Rescue Skills Courses
Special Certification Courses
National Fire Academy Courses
Driver/Operator Courses
Vendor List

Fire College Locations

Courses will be held at
The Foothills Higher Education Center
2128 S Sterling St, Morganton, NC 28655

Latitude/Longitude: 35.725785, -81.661087

Exercises & Demonstrations will be held at
The WPCC Emergency Services Training Center
150 Coal Chute Rd Morganton, NC 28655

Latitude/Longitude: 35.730546, -81.681849