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Citizens Fire Academy

The College Station Fire Department encourages you to apply for Citizens Fire Academy, a free program that focuses on the day-to-day operations of your local fire department. The academy is offered each spring, and meets on Tuesday evenings from 6:30–9:30 p.m., plus a Saturday session that features a live fire exercise. Program starts Feb. 11, 2014.

----> CLICK HERE TO APPLY.  (2014 class is full, but you can apply for 2015.)


MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS


Participants must be at least 18 years old AND live or work in the Brazos Valley.


TOPICS

  • Administration of the Fire Department
  • Tour of Facilities
  • Fire Behavior/Ladders
  • Tour of the 911 Dispatch System
  • Hiring Process for Firefighters
  • Fire Engines/Ambulance Familiarization
  • Hazardous Materials Program
  • Vehicle Extrication
  • Fire Hoses and Ventilation
  • Fire Prevention and Code Enforcement
  • Fire Safety Education / CPR Training
  • Portable Fire Extinguishers
  • Incident Command System
  • Ride Outs with Fire Engines and Ambulances
  • CPR & First Aid will also be offered


    CONTACT INFORMATION
    Christina Seidel
    Public Education Officer
    Office: 979.764.3712
    cseidel@cstx.gov

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    Last updated: 1/15/2014 2:24:54 PM