WMFR Academy

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West Metro Fire Rescue (WMFR) Academy
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s held on an as needed basis. Please see our Firefighter Hiring page for details on our hiring process.

The West Metro Academy will provide you with every opportunity to succeed. The education, experience and training you will receive in the academy will lay a solid foundation for your career as a firefighter at West Metro. However, the ultimate responsibility of taking advantage of this opportunity is yours. Your goal of achieving the rank of Developing Firefighter with West Metro is entirely dependent on YOU.

To best prepare you for a career in the fire service, the academy has an extensive curriculum that includes:
  • A rigorous physical fitness program.
  • Extensive education.
  • Broad based hands on experience and drilling.
  • Reality based firefighting, rescue, and emergency medical scenarios.
The expectation of the West Metro Fire Protection District is that you master all aspects of the curriculum prior to your completion of the academy.You will be asked to perform skills competently, confidently and consistently throughout the academy. The public that we serve expects nothing less than your best, and it is incumbent on each one of you to maintain the focus needed to achieve the standards expected of you.

For more details on our WMFR Academy...