Citizens Fire Academy

Are you interested in a crash course on what it takes to be a firefighter? This is for the adults (the department hosts a Junior Fire Academy each summer). The academy is open to residents of Burleson and employees who work in Burleson.


The curriculum includes:
  • Fire apparatus
  • Fire attack/hose
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Fire operations
  • Introduction to CERT (Community Emergency Response Team)
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Search and rescue
  • Special operations
  • Vehicle extrication
Students will also learn basic CPR and first aid.
The department hosted Citizens Fire Academies in 1999, 2001, 2004, 2007, 2009 and 2015. To learn more call 817-426-9176 or stop by Fire Station #1, 828 SW Alsbury Boulevard.