Missouri Fire Academies

While the MU Fire and Rescue Training Institute is among one of the most popular instituions for learning fire and emergency skills, several deparments provide their own training to new hires. Other facilities including the Missouri Division of Fire Safety, trains and certifies firefighters who are open to working anywhere in the state.



Fire Academy NameAddressPhone
MU Fire and Training Institute 240 Heinkel Building
Columbia, MO 65211
573.882.4735
Missouri Division of Fire Safety - Training Unit 2401 E. McCarty Street
Jefferson City, MO 65102
573.751.2930
Jackson Fire Rescue 503 South Hope Street
Jackson, MO 63755
573.243.1010
Columbia Missouri Fire Training Division 700 Big Bear Boulevard
Columbia, MO 65202
573.874.7391


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