Citizens Fire Academy

Citizens Academy Fall Program 2023

The Citizens Academy will be held at the following dates and times in the fall:

  • Tuesdays on Sept. 26, Oct. 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 and Nov. 7 from 2-5 p.m.
  • Saturday, Nov. 4 from 9 a.m.-noon
  • Tuesday, Nov. 14 from 9 a.m.-noon 

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

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

  • Adults aged 18 years or older are allowed
  • Each session will provide participants with information about fire department operations and how they can become citizen firefighters
  • The program is offered twice a year (Spring and Fall)
  • Space is limited to 30 participants

Sessions include the following:

  • Budget Presentation
  • EMS Operations and Hands-Only CPR Training
  • Fire Marshal demonstration including K9
  • History of the Fire Service and Fire Prevention
  • Offsite tours (fire station, Emergency Communication Center, Enon Training Center, Heavy Maintenance Shop and resource management)
  • Special Operations, Including Dive and Technical Rescue

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