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Citizens Fire Academy

The City of Huntington Fire Department will offer its first Citizens Fire Academy this spring in an effort to educate city residents about fire safety and prevention.


The dates for each class and topics covered are as follows:

April 3: Hands-on CPR and First Aid Training

April 10: Smoke Alarms, CO Alarms and Exit Plans

April 17: Hands-on Fire Extinguisher Training

April 24: Kitchen/Cooking/Seasonal Safety

May 1: Hands-on Fire Extinguisher Training


All classes are free and will be conducted from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Mayor Joseph L. Williams Jr. Fire Station, located at the corner of 9th Avenue and 20th Street. Only Huntington residents are eligible to apply. Residents can sign up for as many classes as they want, but each class is limited to 25 attendees and will be filled in the order that applications are received. 

To submit an application online, visit Application deadline is March 18, and participants will be notified by March 20 of the classes in which they have been enrolled.

Local State Farm Insurance agencies and Assured Partners have donated funds for giveaways to provide to attendees of each class. The Citizens Fire Academy is made possible by a Fire Prevention and Safety grant through the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Assistance to Firefighters Grants Program.
For more information, contact the City of Huntington Fire Prevention Bureau at 304-696-5960 or by email at

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