According to the WKRG staff, applications for the Mobile Fire-Rescue's next Citizens Academy class is supposed to begin on August 12,2013.
If any one is interested in attending the Citizens Academy class they can drop by any local fire station to obtain the Training Academy s phone number or just drive to 860 Owens Street to fill out an application.
The Citizens Academy class provides those who attend an overview of the divisions within the department, fire fighting and emergency medical services and some hands-on experiences.
To attend the Citizens Academy class you need to be 21 years old or older.
The Citizens Academy class will last ten weeks and start at 6:00PM And end at 9:00PM
Those who decide to sign up for the Citizens Academy class will ride-along with firefighters and fire-medics, receive instruction and certification in C.P.R., visit the 911 Communications Center, tour the harbor onboard the fireboat Phoenix, rappel from the fire drill tower, hands on vehicle extrication and firefighting demonstration.
For more information about the Citizens Academy class call the Media Relations Office at 251-208-2857.
Click on the links below to view more information about the Fire Department Citizens class.
Credit given to the WKRG staff for a proportion of the information in this article.