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Inaugural Citizens Fire Academy accepting applications now
The City of Greer Fire Department will host its first Citizens Fire Academy, a free eight-week course designed to introduce residents to the functions and daily operations of the fire service, beginning September 29.

The academy will provides both classroom and hands-on training, giving participants a fun and safe behind-the-scenes look at what is means to be a firefighter.  Participants will tour city fire stations and dispatch center, meet its firefighters and 911 personnel, try on personal protective equipment, extinguish a fire, participate on a ride-along and learn CPR and basic first aid from professional fire fighters.

Class sessions will be held on Thursdays from 6:30-9:30 p.m. at Station 1 (Headquarters) located at 103 W Poinsett St. with the exception of one Saturday/Sunday session held at Station 2, the department's training facility, located at 1985 Hood Rd.

Space is limited for the inaugural academy and participants will be selected based on applications. Click the link below for a copy of the application. 

All applications must be completed and returned to:

City of Greer Fire Department
ATTN: Julie Hunter,
103 W Poinsett St.
Greer, SC 29650

or emailed to no later than Monday September 5, 2016.

Fire Academy Application and Release