Citizens' Fire Academy


Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be one of the brave men or women who fight fires, enact rescues, and save lives? Well now’s your chance to find out first hand! The City of Rocky Mount Fire Department’s Citizen’s Fire Academy is a hands-on, fast paced academy that will introduce you to the exciting and demanding career of a professional fire fighter. It is designed to increase understanding of fire and emergency services and to promote citizen interaction with the City of Rocky Mount Fire Department.

The 7 week course taught by experienced fire personnel will provide participants an opportunity to gain classroom and hands-on experience to help them understand all of the services our fire department provides to our community. 

Participants must be 18 years of age and able to pass a professional background check.

To become a participant in the next class, download the application HERE and return to or call:

Blaise Harris
City of Rocky Mount Fire Department
Safety & Training Division
404 S. Church St. Rocky Mount, NC  27804
Phone: 252-972-1379
Fax: 252-972-1508
Monday - Friday, 8am - 5pm

Citizen's Academy