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Roanoke Fire-EMS Academy


In the academy the recruit will learn the basics of fire-EMS, including but not limited to:

  • Firefighter I & II

  • Emergency Medical Technician- Basic (EMT-B)

  • Intro to Technical Rescue

  • HAZMAT Awareness

  • Emergency Vehicle Operations (EVOC)

Recruits with a current EMS certification and no fire training may also attend a condensed academy. 


All recruits must complete ride-along hours during the academy to gain experience.


Each recruit school produces a video shown at the academies graduation highlighting their experiences. Below is a video from Recruit School #26. 

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