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Public Safety - MJC Regional Fire Training Center


What is a  Fire Science Degree? - FSONLINE 

RFTC Welcome

The MJC Regional Fire Training Center operates under a unique partnership between the Yosemite Community College District (Modesto Junior College), The City of Modesto (Modesto Fire Department), and the County of Stanislaus (Stanislaus County Fire Districts).

Located at 1220 Fire Science Lane, across Carpenter from Modesto Junior College's West Campus. the MJC Regional Fire Training Center is a state of the art fire training facility designed to give realistic training to pre-service and in-service firefighters for a network of Fire Agencies Partners located in Stanislaus & San Joaquin County.

The Center was constructed at a cost of 5.4 million dollars. The center includes many important features that would not have been possible if not for the partnership approach, and many unique challenges have been overcome to make this center a reality. The Modesto Junior College Fire Science curriculum prepares the student for a career in the fire service. The program is designed to teach students about the organization and operation of the fire service, proper use of fire equipment, tactics and strategies of firefighting, specialized job skills and management techniques.

 History Behind the Regional Fire Training Center (RFTC)


Fire Training Opportunity!

Modesto Fire Department is hosting their annual Fire Training Symposium on October 9, 10, and 11. Please visit for more information.

Fall 2014 Fire Academy!

We are looking forward to your first day with us. Come prepared and ready. If you have questions about what you need to have ready to go please contact our office. Our staff will be happy to provide you further guidance.

Spring 2015 Fire Academy!

Application Due Date TBA @ 12pm
  • Fire Academy Orientation Day TBA
  • Fire Academy Begins TBA
Minimum Requirements to Apply!


Chief Klevmyr
Erik Klevmyr 
RFTC Facility Coordinator

Dean Mendez
Pedro Mendez
Dean of Career Technical Education,
Community Ed. & Workforce Development