FXFRD Offers First Time Citizens Fire & Rescue Academy
Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department
News Release 13-17
Date: February 4, 2013
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 first ever Citizens Fire & Rescue Academy; applications will be accepted until February 18, or until the class of 25 is filled. The Academy will begin March 28, 2013. The program 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.
For more information, call Daniel L. Schmidt or Captain I Randal Bittinger,
Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department, 703-246-3801 and TTY: 711.
Duty PIO (Weekends/After-hours): 703-877-3702
Fairfax County is committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of disability in all county programs,
services and activities. Reasonable accommodations will be provided upon request.
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Fairfax, VA 22030