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Leadership academy increasing diversity in local fire departments

Posted at 6:48 AM, Oct 22, 2019

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Fire departments across the valley are on a mission to increase diversity among first responders.

The Fire Prep and Leadership Academy says representation matters, and it's essential to reflect the diversity of the community through recruitment.

While the process of becoming a firefighter can be tough, the academy says they can help with preparation.

Despite race, age, or gender, the academy says recruiting diversity and opening the door for an opportunity to all is their priority.

To find out more about the Fire Prep and Leadership Academy, click here .