FETA at Pine Country was established as FETA's first satellite training facility in March of 2007. Since that time, Pine Country has steadily grown and has become a vital part of fire training in North Louisiana. As a training facility, Pine Country offers center-based training at its Camp Minden location and regional training throughout homeland security region 7. Utilizing a staff of 3 full-time and 5 part-time instructors, FETA at Pine Country offers a full complement of emergency training including, fire service instructor and investigator, hazardous materials, and rescue.

The class schedule listed below is for classes at FETA's Minden campus. If you are interested in hosting a closed class at your department, please contact your regional manager.


Fire Training

Course Title Price* Dates Offered
Aerial Operations $250/$480 TBA
Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator - Pumper $235/$950 July 10-21, 2023
Fire Inspector I $200/$600 June 12-16, 2023
Fire Inspector II $200/$600 TBA
Fire Investigator $315/$830 TBA
Fire Officer I $165/$585 TBA
Fire Officer II $165/$585 May 15-19, 2023
Fire Officer III $165/$585 November 27 - December 1, 2023
Fire Service Instructor I $165/$585 TBA
Fire Service Instructor II $165/$585 October 30 - November 3, 2023
Fire Service Instructor III $165/$585 December 11-15, 2023
Incident Safety Officer $165/$585 May 1-5, 2023
Live Fire Instructor / Live Fire Instructor in Charge $200/$600 June 19-23, 2023
Pump Operations $165/$680 TBA
Rapid Intervention Crews $165/$585 TBA
Weekend Fire School** $0 TBA

HazMat Training

Course Title Price* Dates Offered
HazMat Awareness Level $0/$180 August 14, 2023
HazMat Operations Level $0/$540 August 15-17, 2023

Rescue Training

Course Title Price* Dates Offered
Advanced Vehicle Extrication $0/$275 July 28, 2023 @ from 6 pm to 10 pm / July 29, 2023 from 8 am to 5 pm
Airbag Operations $75/$325 March 28-29, 2023
Confined Space Rescue Technician $400/$975 TBA
Vehicle Extrication Technician $300/$850 TBA
Rope Rescue Awareness $30/$105 July 15, 2023
October 9-13, 2023
Rope Rescue Technician $400/$925 October 24-26, 2023

*If more than one course price is shown, the first price applies to all Louisiana Municipal Fire Departments who are issued a Fire Department ID from the State Fire Marshal's Office and are supported by the 2% Fire Insurance Fund. The second price applies to all non-Louisiana Municipal Fire Departments including state agencies (in-state and out-of-state), out-of-state fire departments, federal agencies, and the private sector, etc.

**This course is open to municipal firefighters only.