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Citizen Fire Academy

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The 2013 Citizen Fire Academy is currently full and we are no longer taking applications. We thank you for your interest and invite you to check back next year.

The Citizen Fire Academy is a 9-week program designed to open the lines of communication between the Bryan Fire Department and the community. The course provides a comprehensive overview of how the department operates and the types of services it offers. There will be hands-on activities as well as a live fire burn at the end of the program. In addition, the alumni of this program are invited and encouraged to continue to assist the Bryan Fire Department.

    Details:

  • Weekly 3-hour classes every Thursday, September 5 October 29, 2013
  • One session per year
  • Meal provided at each class (some meals provided by the Firefighters)
  • Some topics include Fire & EMS Operations, Extrication, First Aid/CPR, Rescue, HazMat, Emergency Management, Investigations, plus much more.
  • Opportunity for a ride-along in a fire engine
  • Live burn day @ TEEX Brayton Fire Field before graduation
  • Eligibility:

  • Free to participants, space is limited to 20 people
  • Minimum age of 18 to participate
  • Restricted to citizens who live or work in the City of Bryan
  • Participants are expected to attend every class
The 2013 Citizen Fire Academy is currently full and we are no longer taking applications. We thank you for your interest and invite you to check back next year.

Please review the schedule below (as space is limited) to ensure you will be able to attend all of the classes.

CITIZEN FIRE ACADEMY SCHEDULE - FALL 2013
CLASSES ARE HELD 6PM-9PM WITH A MEAL PROVIDED AT 5:30PM

09/05/13-Week 1: Fire Department Intro & Overview, CFA Overview @ Station #1

09/12/13-Week 2: EMS Operations @ Station #1

09/19/13-Week 3: Fire Operations @ Station #5

09/26/13-Week 4: Truck, Extrication Day, Special Operations (Haz-Mat) @ Station #5

10/03/13-Week 5: CPR & First Aid @ Station #5

10/10/13-Week 6: Investigations, Fire Prevention, Fire Extinguishers @ Station #1

10/17/13-Week 7: PPE, SCBA Overview @ Station #1

10/24/13-Week 8: Emergency Management, Dispatching Operations @ CEOC & 911 Dispatch

10/26/13-Fire Day: Fire Field Day @ Brayton Fire Field

10/29/13-Week 9: Graduation @ Station #1 (TUESDAY)

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