Rio Hondo Fire Academy

Commited to your success

Rio Hondo Regional Fire Training Center

     11400 Greenstone Avenue, Santa Fe Springs, CA  90670

           Phone: (562) 941-4082  Fax: (562) 941-7382

Rio Hondo College is ranked #1 in the State of California

and #9 Nationally in awarding Certificates and Degrees

in Police and Fire (Security and Protective Services).

- Based upon reports from the Department of Education

and the California State Chancellors Office, 2010.


The Fire Technology Department at Rio Hondo College offers a California State Fire Marshal Accredited Firefighter 1 Academy

Wildland Fire Academy (with a Type II Hand-crew tied to the Angeles National Forest), and a Los Angeles County approved Emergency Medical Technician Program.


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:

  • Confined Space Rescue
  • Trench Rescue
  • Rescue Systems
  • Search Dog Training
  • Hazardous Materials Response


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


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