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Chandler Fire Cadets in TrainingChandler Fire Cadets is a developmental program designed to assist young men and women interested in a possible career in the fire service. The program teaches basic fundamentals of firefighting, fire service culture, discipline, physical fitness, and providing community service to the City of Chandler.

Cadets get a wealth of instruction and opportunities to learn and perform duties commonly demonstrated within the firefighting profession. The advisors to the Cadet program are full-time Chandler Firefighters.

To become a Fire Cadet, candidates must complete Chandler’s Fire Cadet Academy. Upon graduation from the Cadet Academy, Cadets 16 years or older will become certified to ride with fire crews and operate with them. Furthermore, Cadets commit to a mandatory 1 year of service and attend monthly meetings on the first Saturday of every month, as well as perform 4 hours of mandatory community service per month.
Please Note: The Chandler Fire, Health & Medical Department is accepting 50 new recruits for the 2018 Cadet Recruit Academy. Fill out the Chandler Cadet Recruit Academy Application and return it to if you are interested in joining the Cadet program.

"The Fire Cadet program is a great experience for young men and women who will accept the challenge to become stronger, both mentally and physically. They will learn what it takes to be a member of the Chandler Fire, Health & Medical Department, and discover if they have the commitment, work ethic, perseverance and teamwork that’s required."

 -- Battalion Chief Wall

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Battalion Chief Scott Wall
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