Sandy Springs seeks residents for Citizens Fire Academy

Learn what it’s like to be a firefighter during the Sandy Springs Fire Department's next Citizens Fire Academy class beginning Apr. 7. (Courtesy Sandy Springs Fire Department)

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Learn what it’s like to be a firefighter during the Sandy Springs Fire Department's next Citizens Fire Academy class beginning Apr. 7. (Courtesy Sandy Springs Fire Department)

Learn what it’s like to be a firefighter and how they protect citizens by signing up for The Sandy Springs Fire Department’s next Citizens Fire Academy.

The immersive 8-week program meets each Thursday evening April 7 through May 26 and is open to residents 18 years and older who complete a background check.

Participants receive training in several fire service activities, Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) activities and will earn American Heart Association CPR/AED certification. After graduating from the course, participants may apply to be a volunteer in the Sandy Springs Fire Corps.

Apply at www.sandyspringsga.gov/ssfd-volunteer-programs. Click on Citizens Fire Academy for more information and to apply.