Basic Fire AcademyEMT and EMRFire InspectorFire/Arson InvestigatorDriver OperatorInstructor I, II, & IIIFire Officer I, II & ISO

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Office:  903-438-0300 or 903-951-0911

or 1-888-347-3789       Fax:  1-888-817-3108

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Office:  Toll Free number:  1 (888) 347-3789


Deirdre Gothard  Office number: or 
(817) 408-6081

Ronnie Gothard :  or
(817) 408-6083 


Office Administrator/Owner-  Deirdre Gothard

     Office Manager:  Andrea Caudle -              or 903-438-0300

Asst. Office Manager- or 903-951-0911

Fire Training Coordinator/Owner- Ronnie Gothard

Thomas Gortmaker Asst.  Fire Training Coordinator/Lead Instructor: or 817-243-9208

Lead Instructor- Rodney Caudle:

 EMT Training Coordinator -  Catherine Akkerman 


Hours of Operation:
Monday–Friday, 8:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Serving the state of Texas , as well as Surrounding States,
and  Canada !!!

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Who We Are

Always be prepared for the worst when you receive training from our fire academy based in Sulphur Springs, Texas. Since 2003, Fire In Texas has been dedicated to providing top-caliber fire and emergency training through hands-on/traditional onsite and new innovative online elearning programs since 2006. We are proud to work with experienced instructors and former firefighters in order to bring the learning material to life. Among our teaching team is our founder, Ronnie Gothard—a former Fire Chief, Fire Marshal, and Training Officer, and Instructor for more than 45 years, as well as a Retired Compliance Officer for the Texas Commission on Fire Protection and Retired Director of Kilgore College Fire Academy.

Owner/ Coordinator/ Lead Instructor - Ronnie Gothard