Fire Technology

FCC Fire Academy uses the SFT 2019 Firefighter 1 and Firefighter 2 combined curriculum. 

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Fire Academy

The Fire Academy is designed to prepare students for initial employment in the field of Fire Technology. It also prepares students for upper-division course work towards a bachelor's degree.

Fire Academy Details

Fire Technology Degrees

Fire Technology Core for the FA20 semester all sections will be completely online!

Earn a degree in Fire Tech

EMT and Paramedic

Fresno City College offers Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) and Paramedic courses in both the Fall and Spring Semesters.

Become an EMT or Paramedic

State Fire Training Classes

Fresno City College is committed to student success. Each semester the program offers both in-class and hybrid options for all FireT courses allowing students more options for learning and completion of degree and certificate programs. 

Earn a Certificate


Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm


Phone: 559.442.5930
Location: Career Technology Center (CTC)
Email: Fire Academy
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Kathy Weise, Fire Academy Counselor - 

Fresno City College
Attn: Fire Academy
2930 E Annadale Ave
Fresno CA 93725

Support Our Local Fire Academy

Fresno City College (FCC) Fire Academy was founded in 1992 by Mike Collins, Retired Battalion Chief with the City of Fresno Fire Department.

FCC Fire Academy is rated as one of the best Fire Academies in the State of California. The program is an Accredited Fire Academy by the State of California and is also an Accredited Regional Training Program (ARTP) through the California State Fire Marshal’s office. The Fire Academy became accredited in 2014 and completed its re-accreditation in 2017.

The California Community Colleges Chancellors Office awarded a Bronze Star to our Fire Technology Program for 83% of our students attaining the regional living wage and a Gold Star for the Fire Academy for our students having a 62% increase in earnings, 71% attaining the regional living wage and 100% of students employed in a job similar to the field of study.