Explore The Possibilities

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.

After meeting the program’s entrance requirements, Explorers will be given an opportunity to participate in a two-day Explorer orientation.

Sign up for an upcoming Virtual Recruitment and Open House: January 12, 2022 and January 15, 2022.

INTERESTED IN BECOMING A LOS ANGELES COUNTY FIRE DEPARTMENT EXPLORER? CLICK ON THE BOX BELOW TO FILL OUT AN INTEREST CARD!

During the Explorer orientation, they will learn leadership techniques and soft skills as well as be trained on firefighting skills, hose lay evolutions, ladder techniques, salvage operations, proper use of firefighting tools and equipment, breathing apparatus use, and other related subjects.

We look forward to you joining our Explorer program and exploring all the possibilities!

Find An Explorer Post Near You

There are nine Explorer posts located throughout Los Angeles County with each post representing a division’s jurisdiction.

1 Carson, Gardena, Hawthorne, Hermosa Beach, Lawndale, Lomita, Palos Verdes Estates, Rancho Palos Verdes, Rolling Hills, and Rolling Hills Estates 6 Cudahy, Huntington Park, Inglewood, Lynwood, Maywood, South Gate, Vernon
2 Azusa, Baldwin Park, Bradbury, Claremont, Covina, Duarte, Glendora, Irwindale, and San Dimas 7 Agoura Hills, Calabasas, Hidden Hills, Malibu, West Hollywood, and Westlake Village
3 La Cañada Flintridge and Santa Clarita 8 Diamond Bar, Industry, La Puente, Pomona, and Walnuts
4 Artesia, Bellflower, Cerritos, Hawaiian Gardens, La Habra, Lakewood, La Mirada, Norwalk, Paramount, Pico Rivera, Signal Hill, and Whittier 9 Bell, Bell Gardens, Commerce, El Monte, Rosemead, South El Monte, and Temple City
5 Lancaster and Palmdale