Fire Academy

The West Plains Fire Department is proud to announce the Recruit Fire Academy Class 24-03 is scheduled to begin January 8, 2024.

The following topics will be covered during this academy:

  • ICS-100, ICS-200, IS-700, and IS-800
  • Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations*
  • Firefighter I&II*

*These classes are eligible for Missouri Division of Fire Safety certification.

The Fire Recruit Academy will begin on Monday, January 8, 2024, at 6:00 pm with a formal meeting describing the class and requirements. 

Regular academy classes will be held in the classroom at West Plains Fire Headquarters, located at 1901 Kissinger St, West Plains, MO. 

  • Mondays and Thursdays 1800-2200 
  • Every other Saturday 0800 – 1700  

Practical Skills may be held at fire headquarters or at the West Plains Fire Training Facility located at 1620 Girdley St, West Plains, MO.

The Recruit Fire Academy Class 24-03 will be limited to 40 seats. At this time there will be no fees associated with attending the Recruit Fire Academy Class.

Please click on the link below to download and print the Academy Application Packet.

For more information about the Fire Academy Class and registration forms contact West Plains Fire Headquarters or Lt. Wayne Cormier at 417-256-2424 ext. 2404 or email

Click HERE For Application!

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