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Citizens’ Fire Academy registration opens

Residents wanting to know more about the internal operations of the Henry County Fire Department, will soon be able to take part in the “Citizens’ Fire Academy.”

The ten-week program increases awareness, and seeks to generate a more-informed community. The academy will begin on March 8, and continue until May 10. The deadline for submitting an application is Feb. 24, at 5 p.m.

The class is scheduled for Thursday evenings, from 6 p.m., until 9 p.m., at the Henry County Fire Headquarters, located at 110 South Zack Hinton Parkway, in McDonough. At the conclusion of the program, participants will graduate and receive a certificate of completion.

“The Citizens’ Fire Academy will benefit the residents and the fire department alike, by creating an opportunity to work closer together,” said Henry Fire Division Chief of Operations Brad Johnson.

 “Our fire academy has been a successful program,” said Henry Fire Capt. Sabrina Puckett.

 For more information, or to obtain an application, visit: www.co.henry.ga.us/fire, or call (770) 288-6620