The Saco Fire Department Citizens Fire Academy is designed to increase understanding of fire and emergency medical operations and to promote citizen interaction with firefighters. This program will enhance awareness of the department's capabilities and limitations, develop realistic expectations for response times from point of dispatch, develop cooperative relationships between firefighters and citizens of Saco, and encourage participants to become aware of the dangers of fire and the benefits of fire protection.
Citizens must be at least 18 years of age and live in the City of Saco. All applicants must submit to a background check and must sign a waiver releasing the City of Saco of any and all liability while participating in the Academy.
There is NO charge to participants.
The 2017 Saco Citizens Fire Academy will start October 4th and will run until November 8th! Classes will be held at the Central Fire Station, 271 North Street, every Wednesday evening from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Registration closes on September 22, 2017.
To register, please click here.