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Ohio Fire Academy Offers Free 36-Hour Volunteer Firefighter Course


REYNOLDSBURG, OH (May 6, 2024) – The Ohio Fire Academy is inviting individuals interested in serving their communities as volunteer firefighters to enroll in their upcoming 36-hour course.

The course, designed to equip aspiring firefighters with essential skills and knowledge, will be conducted over two weekends in August. It will commence at 18:00 on Friday, August 16, and conclude at 18:00 on Sunday, August 25. Participants will benefit from free tuition, meals, course materials, and dormitory accommodations provided by the academy.

Prospective students can find more details, including prerequisites and enrollment procedures, on the Ohio Fire Academy’s registration page. To access the information, individuals should use the keyword “volunteer” in the search field. It is important to note that registration and completion of prerequisite information must be done at least six weeks before the class commencement date.

The training sessions will take place at the Ohio Fire Academy’s Main Campus located at 8895 East Main Street, Reynoldsburg, OH 43068.

For inquiries or further assistance, interested individuals can reach out to Greg Otting via email at [email protected].

This initiative aims to provide individuals with the necessary training and resources to serve as volunteer firefighters, contributing to the safety and well-being of communities across Ohio.