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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)


Current State Fire Training Class Offerings

Fire Management 1

Dates: November 2-6 (Mon-Fri)
Instructor: Director Ron Cripe - Regional Fire Training Center

Please register at or call the Regional Fire Training Center at (209) 548-5706 to reserve your seat.


Spring 2016 Fire Academy 

Application Due Date - November 20, 2015
  • Fire Academy Orientation Day - December 8, 2015
  • Fire Academy Begins - January 4, 2016

Minimum Requirements to Apply:

  • FSCI 301
  • FSCI 304
  • FSCI 305
  • CPR Healthcare Provider Card
  • CPAT Card
Ron Cripe


Chief Klevmyr
Erik Klevmyr 
RFTC Facility Coordinator