|The Cadet Program
occurs September through June and is a youth
educational program designed for students
aged 15 through 18.
The Cadet program
provides an opportunity for
participants to learn skills applicable to
the firefighting profession. The Cadet learns about the Fire Service
and, in turn, volunteers time to the City of
To find out more about eligibility
requirements, the application process,
program fees and program commitments, visit
- Develop team building and leadership
- Understand the firefighter-recruit
- Learn basic firefighting skills, CPR
and first aid techniques
- Participate in physical fitness
- Become familiar with fire equipment
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Most meetings are held at the
Fire Public Safety Training Facility
located at 3260 North 40th Street, Mesa.
Meetings include class room
training as well as physical fitness
training, practicing firefighting
skills, and performing emergency medical
Note: Participation requires
physical activity with a medical clearance.
Cadets also participate in community
service events including public education
activities and City sponsored events.
Participation in these extra activities is
not required, however, members are highly
encouraged to participate.