For 60 years, the Abilene Fire Department has worked in conjunction with Texas Engineering Extension Service to provide training and continuing education hours to hundreds of area volunteer firefighters. These firefighters are trained in a variety of topics when they attend the Annual Abilene Fire Conference. The courses include classroom-style lectures and hands-on training.
Thanks to appropriations from the Great State of Texas, TEEX is able to conduct these courses at no charge to fire departments or individual students. A small fee to cover the cost of operational expenses is all it takes. Unless otherwise stated, anyone interested in a particular course may attend.