City of Dunnellon Fire/Rescue

Fire/Rescue Explorer Program

 

LIVE THE ADVENTURE
Have you ever watched firefighterís fight a fire? Have you ever seen fire trucks racing to an emergency scene? Have you ever wondered what itís like to actually be a part of the excitement?

By joining the City Dunnellon Fire-Rescue Explorer Post you will get valuable hands-on experience with real firefighters.

BE AN EXPLORER
Explorers are a group of young men and women who have an interest in the fire-rescue profession. Explorers experience similar training, duties and actual situations that City of Dunnellon firefighters handle on a daily basis.

LEARN VALUABLE SKILLS
As an Explorer, you will meet weekly on Wednesday at the City of Dunnellon Fire Station. Meetings are conducted in a business-like manner with agenda items including new/old business, planning community projects and instruction/training sessions. Fire department personnel offer Explorers training in:

  • Fire suppression
  • Equipment use and apparatus safety
  • Emergency scene safety
  • First Aid (First Responder)
  • CPR certification

Fire prevention, public education and safety demonstrations are also a valuable part of the community service offered by members of Explorer Post. 

JOIN EXPLORER POST
The enrollment is open year round and begins with contacting the Dunnellon Fire Department. To experience the excitement and challenge of being an Explorer, you must meet the following requirements:

  • Be 14 to 18 years old
  • Complete 8th grade
  • Maintain a 2.0 GPA with no failing classes
  • Be in good physical health and of good moral character
  • Complete and return the Explorer application
  • Pass an oral interview
  • Submit to a background investigation
  • Have parental or guardian consent

Experience the thrill and excitement by becoming a proud member of the Dunnellon Fire/Rescue Department Explorer Post

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12014 S Williams ST.
Dunnellon, FL 34432

Phone:352-465-8595
Fax:352-465-8588