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 annual Citizen’s Fire Academy in the spring. The Academy will meets for eleven evenings (7pm-9:30pm) and one Saturday (9am-5pm) over a three month period. Check back for sign-up dates!

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.

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