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Community Risk Reduction
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Fire & Life Safety Division

Fire Marshall’s Office

Plan Review
Robert Jenkins

Phone Numbers
(804) 748-1426
(804) 768-8766 Fax 


Fire Marshal’s Office
P. O. Box 40
9800 Government Center Pkwy
Chesterfield, VA 23832

Community Risk Reduction
Citizens Fire Academy

The Citizens Academy in Chesterfield County gives students a unique insight into what it is like to be a firefighter.

  • space is limited to 30 participants.
  • program is offered twice a year (Spring and Fall)
  • adults aged 18 years or older
  • each session will provide participants with information about
    • fire department operations
    • how they can become citizen firefighters 

Sessions include

  • History of the fire service and fire prevention
  • Fire science and fire dynamics
  • Special Operations, including dive and technical rescue
  • Portable fire extinguisher training
  • EMS Operations and CPR training
  • Live demonstrations and hands on evolutions
  • Emergency Communications Center tour

For more information, or to register, call 804-748-1426.