Newton County and surrounding volunteer fire departments are notified that Arkansas Fire Academy classes for firefighters have been scheduled at County Line Baptist Church near Compton on state Highway 43.

These classes are required for volunteer firefighters.

The classes will be held, weather permitting:

Introduction - Friday, Dec. 6, 6-10 a.m. and Saturday, Dec. 7, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

PPE - Friday, Dec. 13, 6-10 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 14, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Arkansas Forestry Wildland Class - Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Those who complete these classes will be considered meeting Arkansas law to be a volunteer firefighter.

For more information contact Garland Matlock at 870-204-1845.

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