Community Initiatives

  1. Citizens Fire Academy
  2. Community Emergency Response Team
  3. CPR Training
  4. Feed the Seniors
  5. Fill-the-Boot
  6. Ready Set Go
  7. Smoke Detector
  8. Toys for Tots

CFA Logo Orange (JPG)The Princeton Citizens Fire Academy is a free hands-on learning program for residents who want to know more about their fire department.

Who can participate: A resident within the City or our Fire district, or employed in the City of Princeton. Participants must be age 21 or older. A Background Check is required.

Enrollment into the Princeton Citizens Fire Academy is held each spring. The online application for our Spring class is opening soon!

For more information please read our FAQ, email Fire Administration or call 469-502-4196.

Princeton Fire Department Citizens Fire Academy Topics to be Covered

  •  Introduction to the Fire Department
  • History of the fire service.

Fire Administration

  • Mission & Responsibility
  • Staff Functions
  • Budget

Fire Department Operations

  • Concept of Operations
  • Tour of Station/Admin/Apparatus
  • Review of our capabilities/equipment
  • Ride-Along signup

Fire Marshal’s Office

  • Code Enforcement/Inspections
  • Fire Safety Education
  • Fire Cause & Origin
  • Fire Extinguishers
  • Smoke/CO Detectors/Fire Alarms

Office of Emergency Management

  • Community Risks & Preparedness
  • Emergency Operations Center

The Experience!

  • Learn CPR/AED & First Aid
  • Wear firefighting gear
  • Use our tools and equipment
  • Ride-out with firefighters at the station
  • Perform a simulated rescue
  • Graduation Ceremony