Welcome to Our Fire Fighter Academy
The Balfour Fire Academy is open to students from all Henderson County High Schools. The Academy offers four separate courses in the first two semesters. Public Safety I, and Firefighter Technology I are the first courses offered to students. Firefighter Technology II and III are offered to students who complete the first semester courses successfully.
The courses are delivered through a combination of agencies including the Henderson County Public Schools, the N.C. Office of State Fire Marshal, the N.C. Department of Public Instruction, and local fire departments. The firefighter courses offer state certifications through the Office of State Fire Marshal for the following courses: