The three month academy will introduce citizens to the fire service and provide educational opportunities about the functions of the Weatherford Fire Department. Class topics will address fire 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 will begin May 2017.
Classes Date and Time
Introduction to the Fire Service - TBD
History - TBD
Portable Fire Extinguishers - TBD
PPE and SCBA - TBD
Incident Management System - TBD
Search Drills - TBD
Fire Prevention and Investigation - TBD
Ropes and Knots, Ladder Drills, Fire Hose and Nozzles - TBD