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Citizens Fire Academy
About the Citizens Fire Academy
The Citizens Fire Academy is an 8-week program designed to provide participants with a basic understanding of fire, rescue, and emergency medical operations in the Edmond Fire Department. The program will enhance participant's knowledge of the Edmond Fire Department's capabilities, as well as build relationships between the Edmond Fire Department and the citizens we strive to protect. There is no cost for this program.

Participants in the academy will have the opportunity to participate in hands-on activities. Participants will be equipped with appropriate protective equipment during these activities. All activities are voluntary, but we encourage participation.
 Citizens Fire Academy

Sample topics covered include:
  • Fire behavior, water supplies, and fire hose
  • Fire investigations
  • First aid and CPR
  • Forcible entry, extrication, and ventilation
  • Hazardous materials
  • Personal protective clothing and self-contained breathing apparatus
  • Search and rescue, thermal image cameras, and fire extinguishers
  • Technical rescue

Candidate Requirements
  • Candidates are encouraged to attend all classes
  • Minimum age of 18
  • Must be an Edmond resident or work in Edmond City limits
  • No criminal record
  • Please be advised a free courtesy background check will be conducted on all applicants. 

Class Information

Citizens Fire Academy We are no longer accepting applications for the Spring 2017 Citizens Fire Academy! The class is now full.
Spring 2017 Class Schedule

Please check back for future class information.

More Information
For more information regarding our Citizens Fire Academy, please call (405) 216-7303

Fire Department
Chris Denton
Interim Fire Chief

Chris Denton
Deputy Fire Chief - Administration

Jon Neely 
Deputy Fire Chief - Operations

Mike Fitzgerald
Chief of Fire Prevention/Assistant Chief

Brian Davis
Chief of EMS/Assistant Chief

Joe Elam
Chief of Training/Assistant Chief

5300 E. Covell
Edmond, OK 73034
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Ph: (405) 216-7300
Fx: (405) 216-7301

Emergencies Call 911
Non- Emergencies:
(405) 216-7300
Administration & Training:
(405) 216-7304
Fire Prevention: (405) 216-7303

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8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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