Citizen Fire Academy to be held

Central Joint Fire and Emergency Management Services is currently inviting anyone who lives or works in Batavia or Batavia Township to join its first Citizen Fire Academy.

The Academy, which begins April 12 and will last 10 weeks, will hold class every Wednesday night from 6 to 9 p.m. There will be one Saturday class from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Earlier this year, Lieutenant Greg Wehrum approached Fire Chief Kevin Riley with the idea. The Citizen Fire Academy