"Our Mission: We, the El Dorado Hills Fire Department, exist to serve and protect the Community through emergency management."

Explorer Program

explorerThe El Dorado Hills Fire Department Explorer Program is designed for young adults ages 15 to 21 and who are interested in pursuing a career in the fire service. The Explorer program provides students an opportunity to engage in fire department training and public service activities with professional firefighters in and around the community of El Dorado Hills.

The goal of the Explorer program is to prepare students for the next step of their fire service education within local community college districts. We intend to prepare students for entry into EMT and Fire Academy classes.

The El Dorado Hills Fire Department Explorer Program engages in weekly drills, every Tuesday night from 6:30 pm-9:00pm. The Explorer can expect to learn about various types of subject matter related to the Fire Service such as CPR, Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus, Ladders, Vehicle Extrication, Fire Suppression, Fire Hose, Fire Department Regulations, and many other exciting topics. All topics are instructed by Fire Department personnel.

Explorers are also expected to participate in additional community service events including, Santa Run, Fill the Boot, Smoke Detector giveaways, and Active Shooter training. Explorer Candidates must posses a 2.0 grade-point average, have no felony convictions, be in good health and a non-drug or alcohol user.

To apply for an Fire Explorer position, you must complete the Explorer Application and the Explorer Participation Agreement and send them to Explorer Advisor Ryan Hathaway via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

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