Johns Creek residents can get a detailed look at how their fire department operates through the Citizens Fire Academy (CFA), a program offered by the JCFD.
During the course, participants learn about JCFD operations, fire tactics and strategies and aspects of fire prevention and investigation techniques.
The Citizens Fire Academy is open to Johns Creek residents or those who work in Johns Creek age 18 and older who successfully pass the application process and a criminal history check. The Academy is limited to 25 people.
The academy meets for classes: Feb. 5, 19, 26; March 2, 12, 23, 26; April 13 and 26, 2019 and includes classroom instruction (equipment, fire prevention); demonstrations (CPR, investigation techniques); and practical exercises (fire ground training, emergency medical exercises).
The Tuesday evening classes are held from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and the Saturday morning classes are held from 9 a.m. to noon. Most classes will be held at Station 62, 10925 Rogers Circle unless otherwise stated.
Submit an application or pick one up at JCFD Headquarters, 10700 Abbotts Bridge Road, Suite 190, Johns Creek, GA 30097. The application deadline is Jan. 15, 2019.
Any questions, please email Community Services or call Meloni Bryson at 678-474-1641.