Melville Campus welcomes 15th firefighting platoon

Parkland College welcomed a new group of firefighting recruits July 30 in Melville.

Twenty-one students are enrolled in the NFPA 1001¬†Professional Firefighting program this fall. Until the beginning of November, platoon #15 will learn the ins and outs of firefighting at the Melville fire hall and at Parkland College’s Emergency Services Training Site just east of the city.

On truck (L to R): Riley Gyorgy (Saskatoon), Cody Kirton (Regina), Colton Hagley (Regina), Jordan Bieber (Regina), Connor Wilder (Regina). On ground (L to R): Jason Mo (Regina), Alexa Scammell (Saskatoon), David Gessner (Saskatoon), Racquel Lys (Fort Qu'Appelle), Brett Boha (Yorkton), Mitchell Wilson (Cupar), Connor Holoboff (Moose Jaw), Dylan Calvert (Wynyard), Cole Morris (Regina), Jesse Berthelette (Martensville), Chase Griffin (Saskatoon), Zackery Nixey (Regina), Ryan Tarry (Regina), Grant Gessner (White City), Connor Brown (Moose Jaw), Koby Keepness (Regina).

Parkland College offers the only full-time professional firefighting training program in Saskatchewan through a partnership with Lakeland College of Vermilion, AB. For more about the College’s firefighter training program, click here.

About Parkland College:
Parkland College provides high quality, learner centred education and training as a foundation for lifelong success. The College offers a superior learning and campus experience for all students through quality programming and services. Students can get started on their careers by completing university classes, full degrees, and skills training and trades certificates. Parkland College also delivers high school upgrading, safety training, and corporate/professional development.


For more information contact:
Brendan Wagner
Coordinator, Corporate & Internal Engagement
Parkland College
Phone: 306.728.6595