Citizen's Fire Academy


The Citizen's Fire Academy will begin taking applications the first week of January 2024. 

The Citizen's Fire Academy is a unique educational program designed to provide residents of the Little Elm Fire Department service area with an in-depth look at the inner workings of the fire department. The free ten-week program teaches participants fire safety for the home and workplace, plus hands-on experience in emergency operations. You will even have the opportunity to “ride out” on emergency calls with firefighters.

.Join us in our next class to learn more about Little Elm Fire Department services while increasing your awareness of fire and safety!

Citizen's Fire Academy attendees get to:

• Participate in the Firefighter's Physical Agility Test

• Use the “Jaws of Life”

• Learn how to use the Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus

• Use fire hoses.

• Learn about Fire Department operations

• Ask the questions you always wanted to know

• And MANY more exciting and educational activities

Applications will be published soon! Stay tuned!

CFA Participant waving after reaching the top of the 75 foot aerial!


Next Class
The Citizens Fire Academy typically starts at the beginning of February each year. All residents of the Town of Little Elm and individuals working there are encouraged to apply. 

Contact Information

If you have any questions, please contact the Fire Marshal at 214-975-0417.