Citizens Academy

Join the Clayton Fire Department for our 2023 Citizen’s Academy this fall.

This FREE 4-week program is designed to teach community members the ins and outs of the Clayton Fire Department. Learn how to respond during emergencies, get hands-on experience, and learn about trucks, equipment, and the typical day of a Firefighter. 

Class size is limited to 20 people- register by filling out the below information form. You must fill out a separate registration form for each person interested in attending.

Open to adults, ages 18+. 
Thursdays, September 7 - 28, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Clayton Station 1- 325 W. Horne St. Clayton, NC

Below is a general outline of the class.

Thursday September 7th - 28th 630pm -830 pm (1)

Week 1: September 7th

  • Basics of the fire service, Clayton Fire structure 
  • Overview of Fire Inspections

Week 2: September 14th

  • Learn about the trucks, equipment and protective gear that Firefighters use

Week 3: September 21

  • Fire suppression, hydrants & fire extinguishers
  • Hazmat Incidents 

Week 4: September 28

  • Basic life safety skills & first aid
  • Graduation Celebration

Fire Department Citizens Academy 2023

  1. Once submitted, you will receive confirmation via email within 2 business days. On your first day of class you will be asked to sign a wavier. 

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