Citizen's Fire Academy


What is the Citizen's Fire Academy?

The two month academy will introduce citizens to the fire service and provide educationalopportunities about the functions of the Weatherford Fire Department. Class topics will addressfire behavior and science, portable fire extinguishers, personal protective equipment and selfcontained breathing apparatus, search drills,  the incident management system, ropes andknots, ladder drills, fire hose and nozzles, fire prevention and investigation, EMS and CPR andthe fire department physical ability test.

Who can join Citizen's Fire Academy?

Number of students and eligibility

The class is limited to 20 students. Eligibility requirements:
  • Be a citizen of Weatherford
  • Be at least 18 years of age or older (under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian)

Meeting dates and times

The 3rd CFA TBD..

Classes Date and Time

  • Introduction to the Fire Service TBD
  • History March 3rd , TBD
  • Portable Fire Extinguishers TBD
  • PPE and SCBA TBD
  • Search Drills TBD
  • Incident Management System TBD
  • Ropes and Knots TBD
  • Ladder Drills TBD
  • Fire Hose and Nozzles TBD
  • Fire Prevention and Investigation TBD
  • EMS and CPR TBD
  • WFD's Physical Ability Test TBD
  • Graduation TBD