Fire Explorers

How do I become a Fire Explorer?

  • You must be between 14 and 21 years of age.
  • You must live in Apple Valley.
  • You must maintain a grade point average of 2.5 (‘C’) or better in school.
  • You must be willing to learn and be available to actively participate in various drills, fundraisers, and fire training.
  • You must submit an application. Applications are available at Fire District Headquarters, 22400 Headquarters Drive, Apple Valley. Applications are accepted at any time, but are processed only twice a year. When your application is processed, you will be notified of an interview with a Senior Advisor.

Fire Explorer Application

What do Fire Explorers do?

  • Fire Explorers are the firefighters of tomorrow.
    Active Fire Explorers:
  • Volunteer at many special events, including the Freedom Festival in July, parades, and other District events.
  • Assist firefighters during flooding and other emergency incidents.
  • Attend drills twice a month, and continually practice the skills they are learning.
  • Attend Fire Explorer academies and participate in Explorer musters.

Board Meeting

Regular Board Meeting

Tuesday, October 17, 2023 6 PM
19235 Yucca Loma Road
Apple Valley, CA 92307
Public is Welcome to Attend