Wyoming Women’s Fire Crew Now Enrolling for Fall 2017
Ladies! MCC, in partnership with the BLM and Southwest Conservation Corps, offers an excellent opportunity for you THIS fall!! You will have the chance to get paid while earning your S212 (Wildland Fire Chainsaws), S130 (Firefighter Training), S190 (Introduction to Wildland Fire Behavior), and your red card during two weeks of training. First Aid training will also be provided. This experience will give you on the job training for a career in wildland firefighting and an opportunity to be a part of a groundbreaking group of diverse women.
Each crew will consist of 6 members and 2 leaders. Crews will work and camp for up to 14 days at a time in frontcountry and backcountry locations in all types of weather conditions. Among other various projects, project work will include habitat restoration and fuels reduction. Crews will be camped out for the majority of the season and government provided housing is available during days off.