Fire Fighter and Rescue Service Personnel Training Held

Cedar Rapids (September 24, 2015) — Kirkwood Community College will host the CITA-Kirkwood Fire School, September 26 – 27 from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. to train fire fighters and rescue service personnel from across the Midwest.

The school is a partnership between the Central Iowa Training Association and Kirkwood Community College. The school is one of the largest in the state, offering two days of hands-on training at Kirkwood’s main campus. Fire school on average draws 800 students from Iowa, Illinois, Missouri, Minnesota and Wisconsin.

More than 40 courses are offered at the 29th Annual CITA-Kirkwood Fire School ranging from tactical training to water appliance use and high angle rope rescues. In addition to training, demonstrations will take place involving dozens of fire, ambulance and other emergency vehicles.

“Our aim is to provide relevant training to fire fighters and rescue service personnel for all department sizes and experience levels,” said Kim Fensterman, program developer with Kirkwood Community College.

For more information visit or call 800-332-8833.


What: CITA-Kirkwood Fire School

When: September 26 & 27

Where: Kirkwood Community College, main campus, 6301 Kirkwood Blvd. SW

Time: Registration 7:30 – 8:45 a.m.
Training  9 – 5 p.m.

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