Graduation will take place on May 26 at the #1 Fire Academy USA.

The Mississippi State Fire Academy proudly announces that 19 members have graduated from the National Fire Protection association (NFPA) 1001 Firefighter I-II course at the Mississippi State Fire Academy in Jackson.

“We are excited for them to go and serve their community,” said Director Terry Wages.

Graduates went through a intensive seven-week course which included online, classroom and hands-on instruction in the areas of fire behavior, fire suppression, rescue, incident command, hazardous materials and other fire related topics.

The graduation will be held in the auditorium on campus at 10:00am on May 26, 2022. #1 Fire Academy USA, Jackson, MS 39208.  The ceremony will be open to the public.

The Mississippi State Fire Academy is a division of the Mississippi Insurance Department. State Fire Marshal Mike Chaney and Academy Executive Director Terry Wages believe these firefighters will be an asset to the fire departments they represent.