CITY OF BRENTWOOD
FIRE AND RESCUE
From: Chief Brian Goss
Date: April 9, 2012
Subject: Press Release: Citizens Fire Academy
APPLICATIONS NOW AVAILABLE FOR BRENTWOOD FIRE & RESCUE’S
CITIZENS FIRE ACADEMY
Brentwood, TN – Have you ever taken a ride in a fire truck? Ever rappelled down the face of a five-story building? Ever extinguished a raging car fire? You can experience these and other once-in-a-lifetime events by enrolling in Brentwood Fire and Rescue Department’s Citizens Fire Academy (CFA) scheduled from July 26 to November 1, 2012.
CFA participants learn about different aspects of the fire service like emergency medical services, fire prevention and vehicle extrication. The Academy offers over 30 hours of instruction, meeting twice a month for three months, including two Saturdays designed for hands-on activities. Video from last year’s CFA can be viewed here.
Applications can be downloaded or submitted online. Preference is given to Brentwood residents and business owners. The application deadline is June 30. For more information about the CFA, contact Captain Nancy Jones at 371-0170.
ABOUT BRENTWOOD FIRE AND RESCUE
Established in 1986, Brentwood Fire and Rescue is a recognized leader in the development and delivery of professional and innovative emergency and life-safety services. The department consists of 63 caring, dedicated, and well-educated men and women who truly enjoy serving others. For more information about the department, contact Chief Brian Goss at (615) 371-0170.