Ohio Fire Academies

Ohio uses state-run fire academies which are much more popular than training through local colleges. The Ohio Fire Academy has trained over 4,000 cadets and was awarded an accredidation by the International Fire Service Accreditation Congress in 2002

Fire Academy NameAddressPhone
Ohio Fire Academy 8895 East Main Street
Reynoldsburg, OH 43068
Ohio State Firefighters' Association P.O. Box 400
Mogadore, OH 44260
Bowling Green State Fire School 14 College Park
Bowling Green, OH 43403

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