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Citizens Fire Academy
 

CITIZENS FIRE ACADEMY
 

The Citizens Fire Academy is a FREE 6 week program designed to give an overview of the St. Lucie County Fire District, Emergency operartions, Public Safety Complex, and other emergency services.

What is CFA?
 Provides an overview of the St. Lucie County Fire District, EOC, Public Safety Complex and other emergency services
 Emphasizes the role citizens play in pre-vention efforts
 Taught by firefighters and administrators

Who can attend:
 Open to those 18 years or older who live or work in St. Lucie County

When/where are classes held?
 Runs for six weeks
 Classes start at 5:30 p.m.
 Various locations including fire stations

Why should you attend?
 Learn about services that St. Lucie County Fire District provides
 Make your home, workplace, and com-munity safer

Have you ever wondered…
 HOW emergency calls are dispatched to your home?
 WHY does an engine respond with an ambulance on medical emergencies?
 WHY multiple fire trucks are sent on a car accident or fire?
 HOW to make your home or business safer?

CFA is serious fun...
You’ll have the opportunity to experience and witness exciting things like:
 Hands-on fire extinguisher training
 Holding a fire hose while water is flowing
 Air Rescue demonstration
 Tactical Response Team demonstration
 Hazmat Team demonstration

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!

How do I apply?
Click the registration link (above) and mail it to:
SLCFD Administration Office 5160 NW Milner Drive Port St. Lucie, FL 34983
Or fax to (772) 873- 3280


For further information call:
Catherine W. Chaney
Public Information Officer
At (772) 621-3333


Anyone who is not accepted into the current
class will be put on a waiting list for a future
classes.

Classes
Administration: Tour the St. Lucie County Fire District Administration, and be informed about what each departments accomplishes on a daily basis.
Emergency Operation Center (EOC): Tour the new EOC and become familiar with the agencies that are activated during emergency situations.
Public Safety Complex: Walk through and familiarization of the safety complex where Police, EMS, and Firefighters train to protect your life and property.
Tactical Rescue Team (TRT): Demonstration of equipment and the training that a TRT team has to go through to be prepared for an emer-gency.
Hazmat Team: Demonstration of equipment and learn about the training that a Hazardous Material team goes through to be prepared for an emergency.
Fire Prevention: Learn about fire prevention. Become familiar with fire extinguisher usage. Learn how to teach your child on fire safety.
Honor Guard: Demonstration of training that a Honor Guard team goes through for celebra-tions and funerals.
Air Rescue Team: Demonstration of equip-ment Air Medical unit has to be prepared for an emergency.
Explorers: Demonstration of training that Fire Explorers go through for preparation to be fire-fighters.
More classes to come……………

Citizens Fire Academy Informational Flyer

 

**Please note - The next Citizens Fire Academy will start February 11, 2014