The Winston-Salem Fire Department is accepting applications for its second annual Citizen Fire Safety Academy, Oct. 17-20.
The academy will be held four consecutive evenings from 5 to 7 p.m. and will cover such subjects as the organization of the Fire Department, firefighting vehicles and equipment, search & rescue and a ride along on a fire truck. Classes will be held at Fire Station No. 5, 771 Palmer Lane.
The Citizen Fire Safety Academy is free and is open to all. Applicants under 18 must have parental consent. The class is limited to 15 people. For more information or to apply, call Jazmine Kilpatrick at 773-7965 or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org . The deadline for applications is Oct. 13.