Youth Firefighting Academy Scheduled for June 17-18

West Pierce Fire & Rescue is hosting the 5th annual Youth Academy the weekend of June 17-18, 2023 and will be accepting applications through May 15, 2023. This two-day program teaches teens interested in a career in the fire service about what it means to be a firefighter.

The weekend will be filled with lots of hands-on learning (taught by WPFR personnel) and will allow students to understand how firefighters are trained to be prepared for any 9-1-1 call. There is no cost to attend and all gear is provided.

To view the eligibility requirements and to apply, please visit the WPFR website. Applications must be received by May 15, 2023.


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