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Fire Officer Academy 24-02 applications are open

June 3, 2024

Applications for the 24-02 cohort of the Fire Officer Academy: The Company Officer opened June 1 at 8 a.m. The application period closes June 30 at 11:59 p.m.

North Spartanburg Fire District Engineer Gracie Landry is a graduate of FOA 24-01. For her, FOA was bigger than leadership development.

“This program will change your entire mindset and even your heart in some areas. It ignited a whole new level of my passion for the craft that I didn't know existed. This program isn't just important to the future of the fire service, it is the future of the fire service,” Gracie wrote in her post-program survey.

St. Andrews Public Service District Chief Charles Lamoreaux has witnessed what attending the FOA does for a company officer.

“In the days since the Fire Officer Academy, I have watched our officer’s passion for training and support of the organization continue to grow,” Chief Lamoreaux remarked.

The FOA offers numerous learning opportunities for students, but arguably the biggest advantage to attending FOA is the network of alumni that touches every corner of South Carolina.

To date, 91 company officers from across the state have graduated from the Fire Officer Academy. A few of the departments represented by FOA alumni include:

We are eagerly awaiting the upcoming class of the Fire Officer Academy: The Company Officer. This is a competitive selection process – be sure to proofread your work before submitting your application. The details matter!

Apply for FOA 24-02.

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