DESOTO FIRE ACADEMY

The fire academy is more than 500 hours in length. It covers subjects including:
Live Fire Training
Live Fire Training
Fire Ladders
Fire Ladders
Emergency Driving
Emergency Driving
Fire Hose & Streams
Fire Hose & Streams
Self-contained Breathing Apparatus
Self-contained Breathing Apparatus
Auto Rescue
Auto Rescue
DeSoto Fire Rescue offers a fire academy for individuals interested in a career in the fire service. This is a Texas Commission on Fire Protection-approved course, which, upon completion, will enable an individual to better meet or exceed the necessary qualifications of employment with many fire departments.

Download the Fire Academy Information Packet.

What We Do:
  • Provide basic level training for men & women desiring a career in the fire service
  • Provide a state-of-the-art teaching facility with several classrooms designed to meet curriculum needs of multiple training areas
  • Provide quality training to area volunteer fire departments
  • Provide quality training to regional fire departments
  • Provide leadership training to city and local business personnel
  • Promote city and community involvement
What we teach:
  • Emergency Driving
  • Fire Hose & Streams
  • Firefighter Safety
  • Fire Science
  • Incident Command
  • Live Fire Training
  • Hazardous Materials
  • Self Contained Breathing Apparatus
  • Rescue