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Fire Academy

​The Gloucester County Fire Academy offers high-quality, timely training in tactics, techniques and safety. Instruction is provided in one of four spacious classrooms, with the latest in audio and visual instructional aids. 

Practical training is available in:

  • ​Class A burn building
  • Full-sized aircraft trainer
  • Realistic ranch-style smokehouse dwelling
  • Live fire training offered through many field props
  • Roof Simulator
  • Confined Space props

Gloucester County prides itself on offering a full range of mandatory training courses as well as a large selection of specialty programs for fire and emergency response services.  All programs are delivered by state-certified instructors and, where needed, staff with special certifications in such ​areas as emergency medical services, specialized rescue and industrial fire brigade training.

In addition to the many courses offered at the academy, Gloucester County provides​ customized training for emergency services organizations, business and industry. Furthermore, the Fire Academy offers satellite programming for many organizations, the New Jersey Division of Fire Safety and Kean University.

 Interested individuals may​ contact the academy for complete program details. ​​​


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