Oregon National Guard to undergo wildland firefighter training

Approximately 200 citizen-soldiers from the Oregon National Guard will arrive in Salem for the training.

Posted: Jul 25, 2018 10:41 AM

SALEM, Ore. -- More help is on the way to fight Oregon’s many fires.

Approximately 200 citizen-soldiers from the Oregon National Guard will arrive in Salem for wildland firefighter training as part of Oregon’s comprehensive wildfire suppression efforts.

The training provided to the Oregon National Guard is the same required of all public and private wildland firefighters.

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