The Bureau of Indian Affairs Cherokee Agency Fire Management Program will be conducting wildland firefighter training March 26-30 to teach skills necessary to assist as an emergency firefighter in wildland fire suppression assignments, both locally and nationally. To qualify, you must pass a mandatory drug test and physical fitness test that consists of carrying a 45-pound pack vest for three miles within 45 minutes. Non-steel toe boots, 8” height with a vibram lug are required by the final day of training for the field test.
Individuals must have two forms of indentification with one being photo identification such as a driver’s license, state ID, Tribal ID, military ID, et. Other acceptable forms of identification include a social security card or a birth certificate.
– Cherokee Agency Fire Management Program