Rio Hondo College is the #2 ranked Community College
in California in providing degrees in Homeland Security,
Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Services
- Based upon reports by Community College Weekly, 2014
The Fire Technology Department at Rio Hondo College offers a California State Fire Marshal Accredited Firefighter 1 Academy,
Rio Hondo College also offers the California State Fire Marshal Certification Track courses and provides a Regional "Truck Company Operations" Academy.
The Homeland Security/Regional Fire Training Site provides training to local area Fire Departments and law enforcement personnel, which includes:
We have a full service training site and welcome public and private organizations to use this facility to meet their training needs. For additional information, please contact us.
Tracy E. Rickman, Coordinator
Rio Hondo College Fire Technology
Rio Hondo Fire Academy "In The News"
Whittier Daily News: Rio Hondo students get hands-on Emergency Training
Whittier Daily News: Rio Hondo College pays $5.5 million for previously leased land at training center
Whittier Daily News: Rio Hondo Fire Academy trains local and national firefighters
Whittier Daily News: Rio Hondo College students put to test in emergency scenario
Rio Hondo College Press Release: Fire Academy Graduation 2014
Whittier Daily News: Rio Hondo College Wildland Firefighting Academy Grads Ready for Duty
Whittier Daily News: Homeland Security Center Opens in Santa Fe Springs
Whittier Daily News: Homeland Security Center in Santa Fe Springs gets Certified
Whittier Daily News: Rio Hondo College Fire Academy Passes Inspection