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Explorers will be exposed to Fire Department Operations including:

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  • Structural fire fighting
  • Emergency medical services
  • Hazardous materials
  • Special rescue
  • Safety
  • Leadership
  • Communications
  • Fire Department Equipment
  • First Aid
  • Basic Fire Fighting
  • Fire Prevention
  • Public Education
  • Rescue

Objectives:

  • Promote teamwork, leadership, and organizational skills Photo of an Explorer rappelling
  • Hands on approach that allows the member to experience fire operations close up 
  • Identify career fields that are related to the fire service
  • Provide career path advisement and information
  • Teach fire safety education
  • Assist the community through volunteer work in fire safety education and related community service
  • Identify and discuss the organizational components of a fire department
  • Identify and perform the basic duties required of an entry-level firefighter
Last updated: 12/7/2011 9:42:16 PM