Citizen's Fire Academy


What is the Citizen's Fire Academy?

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
  • Extraction - TBD
  • EMS and CPR - TBD
  • WFD's Physical Ability Test - TBD
  • Graduation - TBD