Citizens Fire Academy

About the Academy

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

Session Information

Sessions include the following:

  • EMS Operations and CPR Training
  • Emergency Communications Center Tour
  • Fire Science and Fire Dynamics
  • History of the Fire Service and Fire Prevention
  • Live Demonstrations and Hands on Evolution
  • Portable Fire Extinguisher Training
  • Special Operations, Including Dive and Technical Rescue

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