The Roanoke Citizen’s Fire Academy is a hands-on learning program for residents who want to know more about their Fire Department.
Topics to be covered include:
Roanoke Fire Department History
Organization and Responsibilities
Fire Safety Education
Tour of Roanoke Fire Station
Fire Marshal’s Office
Fire & EMS Apparatus
Protective Clothing and Breathing Apparatus
Business Fire Inspection
Fire & Arson Investigation
Portable Fire Extinguishers
Motor Vehicle Accidents and Extrication
Ride-out with Fire Fighters & Paramedics
The Roanoke Fire Department hosts its Citizen’s Fire Academy annually in the spring. The Academy will meet for eleven evenings (7pm-9:30pm) and one Saturday (9am-5pm) over a three month period. Each academy runs from February through April.
The Roanoke Fire Station, located at 201 Fairway Drive.
Who is eligible to participate?
Minimum age is 18, and a resident of or work in the City of Roanoke.