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Fresno City Colleges Fire Academy poses for a photo while volunteering in town. Photo courtesy: City of Fresnos Instagram page.

The Pandemic’s Impact on Fresno City College’s Fire Academy

Story By: Lauren Tacotaco, Reporter March 23, 2021

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Class 55 of Fresno City College’s Fire Academy has continued its regular operations including volunteering with multiple organizations in Fresno. Peter Cacossa, the...

Highway 168 remains closed at the roundabout in Prather due to the Creek Fire - Californias largest recorded single wildfire. Photo taken on Sept. 11, 2020.

Creek Fire – FCC Fire Academy Prepares Students for Future Fires

Story By: Brianna Beltran September 25, 2020

The Creek Fire began on Friday, Sept. 4 in the Sierra National Forest near Big Creek and Huntington Lake. Since then, the fire has grown to over 291,426 acres and has caused hundreds of evacuations throughout...

The Cadets preparing and serving food for their pancake breakfast on Saturday, Feb. 29. Funds from the breakfast will benefit the Fire Academy and the Career Technology Center for FCC.

Fire Cadets Flip Flapjacks for Funds

Story By: James Mora, Reporter March 11, 2020

The Fresno City College Fire Academy held a Pancake Breakfast fundraiser on Feb. 29 at the Career Technology Center. The money raised from the fundraiser will go into funding for more equipment, demonstrations,...

Fire Chief Jacob McAfee was appointed as Director of Fire Academy on Sept. 15, 2017.

Fire Chief Jacob McAfee: A Life Lived in Service

Story By: Samantha Domingo, News Editor October 16, 2017

With more than 17 years of experience in the government, ranging from the U.S. Marine Corps to the civilian department of defense, Fire Chief Jacob McAfee is more than qualified for his position as the...

Bond-Measure Funded Construction to Start Soon

Story By: Samantha Domingo, News Editor August 29, 2017

With a budget of $200 million for Fresno City College’s construction projects, Measures C and E will fund the construction for an updated math and science building, Career and Technology Center, police...

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