Applications for Willowfork Citizen Fire Academy Now Open

Applications for Willowfork Citizen Fire Academy Now Open

September 06 2023

Have you ever wanted to know what it takes to be a firefighter? The Fort Bend County Emergency Services District has the perfect opportunity for you.

The Willowfork Fire Department is hosting its first-ever Citizens Fire Academy this fall. During the six-week course, participants will learn about the firefighters and their tools and equipment, get CPR trained and certified and take part in a staged fire training in full firefighter gear.

Classes will run from October 4 through November 9 and will be held on Thursdays from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Each class will take place at the Fort Bend County ESD No. 2 Station, located at 26950 Cinco Ranch Boulevard, Katy, TX 77494.

Registration is now open through September 25. Participants must be at least 18 years of age and must live in Fort Bend ESD No. 2 Fire District. To confirm if you reside within this area, please click here. Space is limited and interested participants are encouraged to sign up as soon as possible. To register, please visit

By Tiffany Krenek, My Neighborhood News 
Tiffany Krenek has been on the My Neighborhood News team since August 2021. She is passionate about curating and sharing content that enriches the lives of our readers in a personal, meaningful way. A loving mother and wife, Tiffany and her family live in the West Houston/Cypress region.

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