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Junior Fire Academy

Each summer, the Fire Department invites rising 7th and 8th grade students interested in learning what it takes to be a firefighter to sign up for a free week-long, daytime summer camp program.

Dates for Junior Fire Academy 2024 will be announced soon!

For more information about Junior Fire Academy, call Erin Long at (770) 205-4688 or emailing enlong@forsythco.com. 

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Safety Poster Contest

Every year, the Fire Department invites local third grade students to show off their creativity by making a safety poster illustrating one of three chosen safety topics of that year.

The 2024 Safety Poster Contest starts Feb. 5! Choose from one of the three topics below, and make your own safety poster. Last day for submissions is March 1. Winners will be announced no later than March 11 and will be offered a dessert party with their class and local firefighters; a Certificate of Accomplishment from the Forsyth County Fire Chief and their artwork displayed in various Forsyth County government buildings.

Fill out this release form and secure it to the back of your poster.

2024 Themes:

  1. Smoke Alarms (Changing batteries, testing, sounds, placement)
  2. Two Ways Out (Importance of finding two ways out of every room)
  3. Pedestrian Safety (Crossing the street, waiting for signal, cars must stop)

For more information about the Safety Poster Contest, call Erin Long at (770) 205-4688 or emailing enlong@forsythco.com.

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Trunk or Treat

Every year, the Fire Department brings fun and fire safety together during a Halloween Trunk or Treat event. This is a great event for the whole community to learn about things like costume safety, pedestrian safety and stranger danger.

Want to promote your business or non-profit and give the public a real treat!? Participating in this event is a great way for you and your business to engage in the local community in a creative, fun way.

For more information about Trunk or Treat, call Erin Long at (770) 205-4688 or emailing enlong@forsythco.com