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Airport Fire Fighter

September 11

Muscle Shoals Regional Training Center

3020 Reduction Plant Road
Muscle Shoals, Alabama 35661

Designed for fire departments, both civilian and military, whose primary mission is aircraft fire and rescue. This course meets the training requirements of both NFPA 1003: Standard for Airport Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications, and FAA FAR Part 139.319. The course covers such topics as Airport Familiarization, Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting Apparatus, Aircraft Types, Engines and Systems, and Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting Procedures. These classroom sessions are followed by practical exercises in turret operations and extinguishment of wheel/brake, engine, interior cabin, and fuel spill fires through the use of handlines. This course will be held at a facility where various aircraft and apparatus are available.


High School Diploma/GED;(IFSAC or Pro Board) Certified Fire Fighter II


Instate Cost: 350

Out of State Cost: 590

Required Text:

Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting, 6th Edition

Certification Course Syllabus

Practical Exam Materials

Special Equipment:

  • NFPA Compliant Turnout Gear
  • SCBA with Spare Bottle
  • PASS Device