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
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.
Sample topics covered include:
Fire behavior, water supplies, and fire hose
First aid and CPR
Forcible entry, extrication, and ventilation
Personal protective clothing and self-contained breathing apparatus
Search and rescue, thermal image cameras, and fire extinguishers
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.
The 2019 Spring Citizens Fire Academy is currently accepting applications.