The period for applying for the 2012 Citizens Fire Academy has expired. Participants for this CFA will meet on Tuesdays Sept. 18 through Oct. 30 from 6 to 9 p.m. The academy will not meet on Oct. 2 due to Fall Break schedules for area schools.
CFA is a six-week program that offers a small group of area residents the opportunity to view and participate in the activities and services provided by the Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department (MFRD). Academy participants will receive an insider’s view of the MFRD’s operations. The Academy concludes with a graduation ceremony. Class members will receive a certificate of completion from the MFRD.
To foster public awareness and understanding of the Murfreeboro Fire & Rescue Department’s mission and role in our community through citizens participation and education.
To inform the residents of Murfreesboro as to the purpose and inner workings of the Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department;To inform and encourage citizens to return to their neighborhoods and relay to their friends and neighbors the proper procedures to use to become more safety conscious citizens; andTo provide an interactive forum for both the Fire & Rescue Department and the citizens to share information.