Editor's Note - One of our reporters attended both the Citizens Fire Academy and Citizens Police Academy here in Orleans. Both programs are informative, engaging and fun. Citizen Academies are absolutely worth the time - they will change the way you look at public safety in your town.
The Chatham Fire Rescue Department is accepting applications to its 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 Chatham Fire Rescue Department. The Academy will help to enhance the participant's knowledge of the Chatham Fire Rescue Department's capabilities, day to day operations and activities. Participants will have the opportunity to get hands on experience (voluntary). Applications are available at Chatham Fire Headquarters.
When: Thursday’s February 27th - April 16th, 2020 from 6:00-9:00 PM
Where: Chatham Fire Rescue Headquarters 135 Depot Rd.
Deadline for application submission: February 20th, 2020
Participants must be: