The Meriden Fire Department is pleased to announce the dates for our inaugural Citizens Fire Academy. Classes begin on September 6th and will run for eight weeks. The Citzen's Fire Academy is open to anyone 18-years-of-age or older who either works or lives in Meriden and has no felony convictions. Classes are limited to 20 students - all classroom sessions will be held in the Station 1 classroom, beginning at 6:00 pm. Practical skills sessions will begin at 9:00 am in locations to be determined. Spots are first come, first served. Preference will be given to Meriden residents.