Want to learn more about the Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department? Want to participate in an interesting, fun-filled, eight-week program that will show you what firefighters and paramedics do every day?
You can now apply to the Community Fire and Rescue Academy (CFRA)! The CFRA is open to persons 18 and older who live in Fairfax County. Each session will cover different aspects of the organization, providing an in-depth overview of the department and its uniformed and civilian workforce. Program topics include: fire suppression, emergency medical services, training, recruitment, special operations, and other interesting topics.
CFRA Application will be accepted until March 9, 2020. The Academy will begin March 26, 2020, and will meet for eight consecutive Thursdays, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. and ending on May 14, 2020. There is no charge to participants.
To learn more about the program and to sign up, please go here: https://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/fire-ems/cfra
It is important to note the Community Fire and Rescue Academy is a vehicle that provides an overview of, and in-depth look at, the Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department. The Community Fire and Rescue Academy is not intended to train participants as firefighters/EMTs or to assist in an emergency situation.