Explorer Post

Station 98 Explorer Post

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About the Program

The Fire Explorer program gives youth (ages 14-20) a first hand experience in what it mentally and physically takes to be a professional firefighter. Participants will receive fire service training under supervision of trained firefighters. The program is designed to give participants beneficial experience, discipline, and knowledge that can apply to any career field. To join, download the application below and email it to the station and division.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I become a Fire Explorer?

  • You must be 14-20 years old.
  • You must maintain a GPA of 2.5 or better.
  • You must be willing to learn and be available to actively participate in various drills, fundraisers, and fire training.
  • You must submit an application. There is a link below to the application

What do Fire Explorers Do?

  • Attend drills twice a month and practice the skills they are learning
  • Assist firefighters during emergency incidents
  • Volunteer at special events
  • Attend Fire Explorer academies and participate in Fire Explorer Muster competition

Ready to Apply?

Download the application and email it to Captain Jay Hausman at Jhausman@sbcfire.org and Rob Follett at Rfollett@sbcfire.org

Click here to download the application