Fire Academy

Our mission is to provide high quality, coordinated, innovative public safety training through realistic, progressive and standardized training programs for the fire, rescue, and emergency medical services in Montgomery County. We also conduct hazardous materials training and provide fire safety programs for municipal officials and industry. In addition, the Fire Academy serves as an ongoing educational resource for all of the fire, rescue and emergency medical service provider agencies throughout Montgomery County.

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Firefighter Training

The Montgomery County Fire Academy provides an entry level curriculum for recruits of all ages who are new to the fire service as well as well as ongoing training for experienced firefighters. 

In addition to classroom instructions, our cadre of over 150 part-time instructors provide hands-on practical skills training using our state-of-the-art structural burn building, drill tower, smoke house, drafting pit and flammable gas pad.