The National Fire Academy (NFA) application period is OPEN but closing soon!

Apply online by June 15, 2021 for our first semester courses (September 2021 – March 2022).
The National Fire Academy (NFA) provides FREE training opportunities to thousands of career and volunteer fire and emergency services personnel on an annual basis. Our free training and education programs support fire departments and emergency services organizations in preparing for, preventing and responding to fires and other hazards.  We are now accepting applications for those interested in attending classes held on our campus in Emmitsburg, Maryland.  If you are interested in seeing what classes are available, or want to apply, please take a look 
For those accepted to attend, the NFA will reimburse you for your travel costs, provide lodging, deliver world-class training, and you will not only have an amazing learning experience, but you will build a network of peers from around the nation.  Your cost: meals at the Academy and your time.
Need help applying or have a question for us? Please contact our Admissions Office, Monday – Friday between 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. ET, at 800-238-3358, ext. 1035 or by email at
The NFA also provides classes around the country in partnership with the state fire training agency in each state.  If you are interested in NFA training opportunities in your respective state, please contact your state fire training director.  A directory is available at 
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