Rockwall Citizen’s Fire Academy: free program offers inside look into firefighting

CITIZEN’S FIRE ACADEMY 2020 is February 27 – May 14

(ROCKWALL, TX) Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be inside of a burning building? What it takes to cut a person out of a car? What it is like to rappel from 75’ in the air? What it’s like to climb the 100’ ladder? What it feels like to wear firefighter gear?

Get an insider’s view of the Rockwall Fire Department by enrolling in the Rockwall Citizen Fire Academy. This free educational program provides Rockwall citizens an insider’s look at firefighter training involving structural firefighting, fire investigations, fire prevention, plus hands-on experience in emergency operations. You’ll even get to ‘ride out’ on emergency calls with firefighters!

Sign up today and learn more about the services your Rockwall Fire Department offers while increasing your fire and life safety awareness. Space is limited:


Our editor-in-chief and publisher, Dawn Redig, participated along with her son in the Rockwall Citizen Fire Academy in 2014. Read (and watch) about the experience here:

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