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. This year's academy will be held on Mondays, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m., Aug. 1 to Sept. 26, 2016. The Citizen Fire Academy is free and is open to residents 18 and older. Participants will be selected through an application process and must commit to attending all eight class meetings. Class size is limited.
Application process is open through July 25, 2016, or until class is full.