Minneapolis Firefighter Academy
As a newly-hired cadet, you will attend our Minneapolis Firefighter Academy training program.
The program runs for three to four months. It teaches you how to respond to:
- Medical emergencies
- Structure fires
- Rooftop ventilation issues
- Natural gas leaks
- Reports of gas and hazardous materials
- Rail tanker fires
It gives you a chance to practice:
- Aerial ladder rescues
- Water and ice rescues
- Removing people from damaged vehicles
Academy training take place at the City's Emergency Operations Training Facility.