Want to learn more about the Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department? Want to participate in an interesting, fun-filled, nine-week program that will show you what firefighters and paramedics do every day?
You can now apply to the Citizens Fire and Rescue Academy.
Applications will be accepted until Aug. 23, or until the class of 25 is filled. The Academy will begin Sept. 19, and will meet for nine consecutive weeks, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., at various locations in and outside the Fire and Rescue Department.
Each session will cover different aspects of the organization, providing an in-depth overview of the department and its uniformed and civilian workforce. Program topics include: fire suppression, emergency medical services, training, recruitment, special operations, and other interesting topics.
To sign up for the free program, you must be 18 years of age and apply online at www.fairfaxcounty.gov/fr/cfa.
The Fairfax County Volunteer Fire and Rescue Association is a partnership of 12 volunteer fire and rescue departments in Fairfax County, Va. Learn more about the Association and each of the independent volunteer organizations at www.fcvfra.org. (7/31/2013)