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 on February 9, 2016 at 7pm.
Classes Date and Time
Introduction to the Fire Service - February 9th at 7pm
History - February 16th at 7pm
Portable Fire Extinguishers - February 23rd at 7pm
PPE and SCBA - March 2nd at 7pm
Incident Management System - March 9th at 7pm
Search Drills - March 23rd at 7pm
Fire Prevention and Investigation - March 30th at 7pm
Ropes and Knots, Ladder Drills, Fire Hose and Nozzles - April 8th at 8am