Fire Academy

Our mission is to provide high quality, coordinated, and innovative public safety training through realistic, progressive, and standardized training programs for the fire, rescue, and emergency medical services in Montgomery County. 

The Montgomery County Fire Academy provides an entry-level curriculum for recruits of all ages who are new to the fire service as well as ongoing training for experienced firefighters.

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We also conduct hazardous materials training and provide fire safety programs for municipal officials and industry. In addition, the Fire Academy serves as an ongoing educational resource for all of the fire, rescue and emergency medical service provider agencies throughout Montgomery County.

PA Act 155 of 2022

The minimum age to register for Interior Firefighter (ELIF, MCFA #4004) has been reduced from 18 to 17, as long as parent/guardian AND fire chief consent is received. The parent/guardian and fire chief consent form (Act 155 Permission Form) will be required at the time of registration. Without proper consent, the minimum age will remain at 18.

Act 155 Permission Form