Citizens Fire Academy


Get an insider’s view of the Little Elm Fire Department by enrolling in the Citizens Fire Academy.

The Citizens Fire Academy is a unique educational program designed to provide citizens of the Town of Little Elm 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!

Throughout the ten-week program, students will be given the opportunity to observe and learn about the responsibilities and duties of the firefighters and fire rescue administrators.

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

Citizen Fire Academy attendees get to:

• Participate in the Fire Fighter’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

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 who work in the Town are encouraged to apply. 

Contact Information

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