Citizen's Fire Academy Information

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
  • Fire/EMS Operations
  • Emergency Management
  • Hazardous Materials
  • Technical Rescue
  • 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
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When?

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.


Where?

The Roanoke Fire Station, located at 201 Fairway Drive.

Cost?

Free!

Who is eligible to participate?


Minimum age is 18, and a resident of or work in the City of Roanoke.

​When are applications due?

Mid-January 

How do I apply?

Download and complete the application form and return it to:

Roanoke Citizen’s Fire Academy
Roanoke Fire Department
201 Fairway Drive
Roanoke, Texas 76262

For more information about the Citizen’s Fire Academy please contact Fire Marshal Douglas Parks at 817-491-2301 or at dparks@roanoketexas.com.