Raleigh Fire Department Accepting Applications
The Raleigh Fire Department is looking for the best and brightest to join their team.
The department began accepting applications for the 44th Fire Academy Nov. 1 and will continue accepting them through Nov. 30.
This is a highly competitive process: The Training Division typically receives nearly 1,000 applications from men and women of many backgrounds for each recruit academy. Traditionally, each recruiting class consists of 25-40 people.
The training academy, which includes both intense physical training and a challenging academic program, is 32 weeks long. To graduate, recruits must maintain an 80 percent average.
For more information, contact the Keeter Training Center at 919-996-6395 or visit the Raleigh Fire Department web page.