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Fire Academy

The West Plains Fire Department is proud to announce the Fire Academy Class of 2021 and is
scheduled to begin August 2nd, 2021.

The following topics will be covered during this academy:
NIMS/ICS 100, 200. 700, and 800
Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations*
Firefighter I&II*
Vehicle Rescue Technician
*These classes are eligible for Missouri Division of Fire Safety certification.

The Fire Recruit Academy will begin on Monday, August 2, 2021, 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 Fire Academy Class of 2021 will be limited to 21 seats. At this time there will be no fees
associated with attending the Fire Academy Class.

More information about the Fire Academy Class and registration forms, can be found at West Plains
Fire Headquarters or contact Lt Wayne Cormier at (417) 256-2424, wayne.cormier@westplains.gov

The application period for the August, 2021 Academy is over.  Information on future Academy dates to come.