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About Brown ETC

Brown Emergency Training Center

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Mailing Address:
137 South Post Road
Shelby, NC 28152

Physical Address:
2423 Kings Road Ext.
Shelby, NC 28152

Phone: 704-669-4193
Fax: 704-669-2506
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About Us

The Brown Emergency Training Center at Cleveland Community College is a comprehensive training and educational institution that serves the people of Cleveland and surrounding counties. Located on approximately 4 acres, we rank in the top 5 in the state for Emergency Training Centers each year.

What we do:

  • Firefighter, Rescue Technician, Advanced Skill Courses such as Flashover, Aircraft, Portable Vehicle fire and propane props, etc. We also are the host for the Fall NC State Thermal Imaging School.
  • Our Annual Fire / Rescue College is one of the largest in the state with enrollment each year above 700 students.
  • We are a host site for Pilot courses in all the Rescue Specialty areas such as Structural Collapse, Trench, Ropes, Confined Space and many more.
  • We have over 75 instructors who deliver excellent courses with a high level of customer service. We truly believe in making students first and giving them an incredible experience that will make them better.
  • Our Firefighter Academy is one of the top in the state with 2 offerings each year (Spring and Summer). We do this in 9 week formats with full time live in options at local fire stations, low cost of enrollment, and job seeking preparation skill building. Students “walk” in a formal graduation setting with a dinner and guest keynote speaker. Upon graduation students receive NC and IFSAC certification in Firefighter I/II and Hazardous Materials Level One Responder. We also offer many other topics such as RIT, Flashover, etc.
  • Our resume continues to grow with the development of new courses and enhancement of existing courses.

We extend the invitation to you for all your training needs!

Tour our facility below:

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Contact Us:
Jimmy Hensley
Brown ETC Coordinator
(704) 669-4192
Tommy McNeilly
EMS Coordinator
(704) 669-4194
Roberta Van Dyke
Brown ETC Office Assistant
(704) 669-4193
Teresa Lail
Brown ETC Office Assistant
(704) 669-4195
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