NCC Offers Intro to Fire Services

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NCC Offers Intro to Fire Services

Learn foundational skills to save lives

BETHLEHEM, PA – Northampton Community College, in partnership with the Northampton County Fire School, is offering an entry -level fire training course designed to introduce new firefighters to basic information including an overview of the fire service, fire service organization, firefighter safety, personal protective equipment, tools and emergency lighting, and backing apparatus. This is the first of five levels (courses) in the curriculum.

The “Introduction to the Fire Service” class will meet Thurs., Jan. 5, 6:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.; Sat., Jan. 7 , 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.; and Thurs., Jan. 12, 6:30 p.m – 10:30 p.m., at Northampton County Fire School, 6 Nagys Hill Road, Bangor, PA 18013. The program is free to Northampton County Responders thanks to a sponsorship from Northampton County Emergency Management. Tuition for non-Northampton County Responders is $165.

To register, interested participants should visit To view courses, click on “Search for Scheduled Courses” (left side navigation bar) and select “All Fire” from the dropdown menu. Registration occurs through the Student Portal (left side navigation bar). First-time registrants will need to create their account following the prompted instructions. For questions, please email

About Northampton Community College

With an enduring commitment to the regional community it serves and a focus on student success, Northampton Community College has developed a reputation as an institution of extraordinary distinction, earning accolades at the state and national levels for innovative programs, outstanding faculty and impressive student achievements. It counts among its successful alumni a four-time Pulitzer Prize winner and an Academy Award winning director as well as a host of CEOs, presidents, and leaders of business and industry. Today, Northampton Community College has locations in Bethlehem, Southside Bethlehem, and Monroe County, serving 30,000 students each year from 53 counties, 42 countries and 25 states. For more information, or to apply, please visit Follow NCC on Twitter and Snapchat @NorthamptonComm and on Instagram @NorthamptonCommCollege. Like NCC on Facebook at Northampton Community College.

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Northampton Community College
3835 Green Pond Road, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, 18020