Department of Community Services

Fire Marshal's Office

Ember Fire Academy

Camp dates: August 7-12, 2017
  Time: 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Golden Horn Volunteer Fire Department

The application period has now ended.

This free, intensive program for women (16 and older) lets you experience the most challenging—and exciting—tasks in firefighting in a safe and supportive environment.

The hands-on curriculum lets you explore a career in firefighting while jump starting your physical fitness and building a transferable skill set.

You’ll learn to:

  • use personal protective equipment and gear
  • cut open a car to free passengers
  • respond to a hazardous materials emergency
  • rescue people from heights using ropes and ladders
  • fight vehicle and structure fires
  • train for functional fitness and performance tests
  • use proper nutrition for performance workouts

All while working as a team under stress, communicating clearly, and making life-saving decisions.


Contact us if you have questions or need assistance

Yukon Fire Marshal's Office
Phone: 867-456-3934
Email: ember.fire@gov.yk.ca
Facebook: Ember Fire Academy