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Fire Academy

The West Plains Fire Department is proud to announce the Recruit Fire Academy Class 23-02 is scheduled to begin January 2nd, 2023.

The following topics will be covered during this academy:

  • ICS-100, ICS-200, IS-700, and IS-800
  • Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations*
  • Firefighter I&II*

*These classes are eligible for Missouri Division of Fire Safety certification.

The Fire Recruit Academy will begin on Monday, January 2, 2023, at 6:00 pm with a formal meeting describing the class and requirements. Regular academy classes will be held on Mondays and Thursdays in the classroom at West Plains Fire Headquarters, located at 1901 Kissinger St, West Plains, MO. Practical Skills will be held on every other Saturday at the West Plains Fire Training Facility located at 1620 Girdley St, West Plains, MO.

The Recruit Fire Academy Class 23-02 will be limited to 21 seats. At this time there will be no fees associated with attending the Recruit Fire Academy Class.

Please click on the link to download and print the Academy Application Packet

For more information about the Fire Academy Class and registration forms contact West Plains Fire Headquarters or Lt. Wayne Cormier at 417-256-2424, wayne.cormier@westplains.gov