Nebraska Fire Academies

Along with career and volunteer firefighter opportunities, Nebraska is home to a large community of Wildland Firefighters. Prepare to get some exposure to wildland firefighting during your training.



Fire Academy NameAddressPhone
Nebraska State Fire Marshal Training Division 2410 North Wheeler Avenue, Suite 112
Grand Island, NE 68801
308.385.6892
Nebraska Wildland Fire Academy 103 Entomology Hall, P.O. Box 830815
Lincoln, NE 68588
402.472.2944
University of Nebraska - Lincoln EE&O Fire Protection 1110 S. 67th Street
Omaha, NE 68182
402.554.2163
Nebraska State Fire School PO Box 101
York, NE 68467
402.362.2255


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