Citizens Fire Academy

The Watauga Citizen’s Fire Academy is a hands-on learning program for residents who want to know more about their Fire Department.

Topics to be covered include:

  • Watauga Fire Department History
  • Organization and Responsibilities
  • Tour of Watauga Fire Station
  • Fire & EMS Apparatus
  • Obtain CPR certification
  • Protective Clothing and Breathing Apparatus
  • Hose Operations
  • Vehicle Extrication
  • Sign up to Ride-out with Fire Department




The Watauga Fire Department will host a Citizen’s Fire Academy this year in the fall. The Academy will meet for seven evenings (7pm-9:30pm) and one Saturday (9am-1pm) over a two month period.

October 3rd through November 14th


Watauga Central Fire Station
5909 Hightower Dr.
Watauga, Tx. 76148




Minimum age is 21, and a resident of or work in the City of Watauga. 

Application Deadline:  September 5th at 5:00pm


Watauga Fire Department Citizen's Fire Academy 2018 Schedule

October 3  Introduction, FD
Administration. Tour of
Apparatus &
Fire Station.
Ride Along Sign Up.
October 10  Vehicle Extrication 
October 17  CPR and AED 
October 24  Bunker Gear
Thermal Imagining 
November 7  Live Burn Preparations
Hose Evolutions 
November 10  (Saturday) Live Burn at
North Richland Hills Fire
Training Center 
November 14  Graduation Dinner