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Palomar College Fire Academy

Greetings all,

If you have attended the Palomar College Fire Academy in the recent past, I'd love to hear your thoughts on the quality of their facilities, training, staff, and equipment. While there, were there any delegates from local departments scouting for new candidates to hire? How is this academy viewed by the local agencies? What is the likelihood of receiving an invitation to attend the academy if I am a paramedic of 10+ years with multiple instructor certs and extensive teaching experience in everything EMS? (considering transitioning to the fire side) Any guidance or insight would be appreciated. Thank you.

Word from San Diego is that it's solid - departments hire from there all the time if the recruit is good.