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Posted on: May 31, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Hosting ‘Teen Fire Academy’

Teen Fire Academy

The fire academy teaches cadets about the fire service, provides teamwork, and leadership skills, and sparks interest in becoming a firefighter.

The Teen Firefighter Academy provides practical training that teaches skills and abilities in firefighting.  The teen cadets will learn fire extinguisher training, hose stream, equipment use and tour a fire station and the dispatch center.  They will also watch several demonstrations including, extrication, fire investigation, search and rescue, live fire and repelling.  

The four-day fire academy will be held at the Doug Young Public Safety Training Center, 701 Bridge Ave., on June 20-23 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The cost of the camp is $25 per teen cadet.

Space is limited and open to 20 applicants.

At the end of the fire academy, the teens will participate in a graduation ceremony.

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