Apply now for Franklin Fire Departments 2014 Citizens Fire Academy
The Franklin Fire Department is now accepting applications for the 8th Annual Citizens’ Fire Academy, which will take place April 3 – May 22, 2014 at the department’s training center on Century Court.
Because the academy fills up quickly, those interested are encouraged to apply no later than Feb. 7, 2014.
This free, educational program provides participants with hands-on experience in fire department operations. In addition to the course finale where students fight a real fire at the department’s training center burn tower, participants ride along on real fire calls and inspections, learn CPR, perform vehicle extrication and search and rescue operations, operate hose lines and other firefighting equipment and ride in a platform at the top of a ladder truck.
Participants must live or work in the City of Franklin, be at least 21 years of age, and commit to attending seven of the eight classes. The group meets on Thursday evenings from 6 to 9 p.m.
Posted on: 1/13/2014