Introducing the youth of Los Angeles County to today’s fire and emergency medical services, emphasizing community service and civic involvement through positive mentoring, training, education and career development. Please check back regularly for updates on our Explorer Program.
Explore The Possibilities
After meeting the program’s entrance requirements, Explorers will be given an opportunity to qualify for a 12-day training academy held on six consecutive weekends. At the academy, they will be trained on firefighting skills, hose lay evolutions, ladder techniques, salvage operations, wildland firefighting procedures, proper use of firefighting tools and equipment, breathing apparatus use, and other related subjects.
Find An Explorer Post Near You
There are 22 Explorer posts located throughout Los Angeles County with each post representing a battalion’s jurisdiction. Each post is led by a professional firefighter who voluntarily serves as the Explorers’ advisor and mentor. To find an Explorer post near you, click the button below.
|1||Baldwin Hills, Ladera Heights, Marina Del Rey, Universal City, Viewpark, West Hollywood, Windsor Hills||12||Bassett, Hacienda Heights, Industry, La Puente, Rowland Heights, Valinda|
|2||Claremont, Glendora, San Dimas||13||Compton, Cudahy, Firestone, Huntington Park, Lynwood, South Gate, Walnut Park, Willowbrook|
|3||Bell, Bell Gardens, Commerce, East Los Angeles, Maywood||14||Lomita, Palos Verdes Estates, Rancho Palos Verdes, Rolling Hills, Rolling Hills Estates|
|4||Altadena, La Cañada Flintridge, La Crescenta||15||Pomona|
|5||Agoura, Agoura Hills, Calabasas, Hidden Hills, Malibu, Malibu Lake, Monte Nido Topanga, Westlake Village||16||Azusa, Baldwin Park, Bradbury, Covina, Duarte, Irwindale|
|6||Canyon Country, Castaic, Gorman, Newhall, Sand Canyon, Santa Clarita, Stephenson Ranch, Val Verde, Valencia, West Ranch||17||Acton, Agua Dulce, Juniper Hills, Lake Los Angeles, Little Rock, Llano, Longview, Palmdale, Pearblossom, Pearland, Sun Village, Valyermo, Wilsona Gardens, Wrightwood|
|7||Carson, Compton, Gardena, Rancho Dominguez||18||Gardena, Hawthorne, Hermosa Beach, Lawndale|
|8||Pico Rivera, Whittier||19||Diamond Bar, Pomona, Walnut|
|9||Bellflower, Cerritos, Compton, Hawaiian Gardens, Lakewood, Long Beach, Paramount, Signal Hill||20||Athens, Lennox, Inglewood|
|10||El Monte, Rosemead, San Gabriel, South El Monte, Temple City||21||La Habra, La Mirada, Norwalk, Whittier|
|11||Antelope Acres, Green Valley, Lake Elizabeth, Lake Hughes, Lancaster, Leona Valley, Quartz Hill||22||Agua Dulce, Canyon Country, Sand Canyon, Santa Clarita, Valencia|