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Last Updated: 2010-01-11

Customer Fire Academy

This free eight week program is designed to give our customers a better understanding of the services we provide. The program will be offered twice a year, once in the Spring and once in the Fall. The program will run once a week for eight weeks. Each session will be held in the evenings and last approximately three hours. The following subjects will be taught in a safe, fun, and hands-on environment.

  • CPR
  • Fire Extinguisher Training
  • Rappelling
  • Vehicle Extrication
  • Fire Ground Operations
  • Fire Prevention, Investigation, and EMS Overview
  • Company Ride Along

All activities are voluntary. Students can participate at any level they feel comfortable. To apply, fill out the application attached and fax or mail it to the Richmond Fire Academy:

Fax #: 804-646-4818

Richmond Fire Customer Academy
P.O. Box 284
Sandston, VA 23150.


Registration forms must be received by September 10, 2012 to be considered for the class. Space in each class is limited, so if you are not accepted for the current class you will be placed on a contact list for upcoming classes. If you have any additional questions please contact the Richmond Fire Training Academy at (804) 646-4809.

Contact Information:

Fire Department
City of Richmond
201 E. Franklin St.
Richmond, VA
23219 USA
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Phone: (804)646-2500

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