Citizen’s Fire Academy: Bedford Fire Department

Citizen’s Fire Academy: The Bedford Fire Department offers an opportunity to citizens that live or work in the city to learn more about their fire department. We are currently planning to start a class September 17, 2013 for 9 weeks on Tues…day nights from 6:30PM to 9:30PM. Topics will be instructed by firefighters with some hands-on activities allowing the recruit opportunities to experience the firefighter’s job. During and after completion of the class, the recruit will be allowed to ride-out with the firefighters during emergency calls. Recruits must be at least 18 years old, live or work in Bedford to attend the Academy. The tuition is free.  Information is available by contacting 817-952-2500. Additional information along with application can be found at the link below.
Some of the topics that will be covered include: Topics include: Fire Service History,Fire Station Tour, Emergency Apparatus and Equipment, Fire Operations, Emergency Medical Operations (EMS) Hazardous Materials Response, Explosive Response, Search and Rescue (Demonstration), Protective Clothing (Hands-on), Self-Contained-Breathing-Apparatus (SCBA) (Hands-on), Crash Victim Extrication (Demonstration), Fire and Arson Investigations, Helicopter (Landing) A2 More
The Bedford, TX Fire Department

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