Hiwasee Dam Fire Department 
2020 Technical Rescuer Series Schedule

In conjunction with Hiwasee Dam Vol. Fire Department and Tri-County Community College, we are pleased to announce the NCOSFM Technical Rescuer series schedule for Cherokee County, NC. This 120-hour series of Technical Rescuer courses are being offered separately, therefore, written testing will be delivered at the conclusion of each course.

Class Locations(s):  Hiwasee Dam Fire Dept. 7815 Hwy 294 ; Murphy, NC 28906

Times: Weekday Classes: 1800-2200  Weekend Classes 0800- 1800 (start and end times vary)

Personal Protective Equipment Needed: Applies to practical portions: climbing helmet; Clean mechanics gloves; NFPA Class II or III life safety harness; eye protection; hiking boots w/ ankle support, long-sleeve shirts. 

Meals: Where applicable 1 hour for lunch is provided. Meals are at the cost of each student.

Lodging:

Hampton Inn Murphy; 1550 Andrews Rd, Murphy, NC 28906; (828) 837-1628

Days Inn by Wyndham Murphy; 754 US-64, Murphy, NC 28906; (828) 837-8030

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Murphy;130 Holiday Dr, Murphy, NC 28906; (828) 837-1111

The Schedule

Dates

Class Name

Location

Start Time

End Time

Start Time

End Time

Total Hours

Monday, January 6, 2020 TR Rescue Operations Hiwasse Dam FD 1800 2200 4
Tuesday, January 7, 2020 TR Rescue Operations Hiwasse Dam FD 1800 2200 4
Wednesday, January 8, 2020 TR Rescue Operations Hiwasse Dam FD 1800 2200 4
Sunday, January 19, 2020 TR Rescue Equipment Hiwasse Dam FD 900 1200 1300 1700 7
Friday, January 31, 2020 TR Helo Hiwasse Dam FD 1800 2200 4
Saturday, February 1, 2020 TR Personal Protective Equipment Hiwasse Dam FD 800 1200 1300 1800 9
Monday, February 24, 2020 TR Health & Wellness Hiwasse Dam FD 1800 2200 4
Tuesday, February 25, 2020 TR Health & Wellness Hiwasse Dam FD 1800 2200 4

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