The Citizen Fire Academy is offered to city residents as an opportunity to learn about the functions of the Winston-Salem Fire Department. Students will learn about fire department operations and receive hands-on experience in fire and life safety. Students must be at least 18 years old. This year's academy will be held on Mondays, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m., Aug. 25 to Oct. 20, 2014. Application must be received by Aug.15, 2014, to be considered.