Find out what it’s like being a Smyrna firefighter

Ever wonder what it’s like in a firetruck? How they do their jobs? What the chili tastes like?

OK, we can’t promise chili (if they you give you some, please tell us), but you can now register for the 2018 Smyrna Fire Department citizens academy.

This will be nine weeks of “hands-on experience, life-saving techniques and a behind-the-scenes look” at the department, according to a flyer for the program posted to Facebook on Wednesday.

And it’s all free for Smyrna residents.

Recommended for you

Recommended for you

Recommended for you

Most read

  1. 1 Police: Gwinnett man caught speeding, says he was testing parts
  2. 2 Snake wrangler warning of dangers of venomous snakes, bites in Central
  3. 3 Judges ensure ballot counts continue in Georgia

READHelp catch criminals in Cobb with your security camera

The class size is usually about 15 people, the department said. All participants must be 18 years old and undergo a background check.

The classes are every Tuesday from 6 to 8:30 p.m. running from Sept. 4 to Oct. 30.

For more information, you can email administration assistant Christy Manna at

Like Cobb County News Now on Facebook | Follow us on Twitter

In other news...

New Bucket Challenge Helping Clean Environment

More from AJC