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Fire Explorers

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The Coral Springs – Parkland Fire Explorer Program is a career development program designed for high school students who are interested in the Fire Rescue profession. The program is open to students age 14-18 who meet the following minimum qualifications:

  • Be at least 14 years old
  • Completed the 8th grade
  • Maintain a 2.0 GPA
  • Have no prior criminal record (even expunged records)
  • Must maintain a 50% or greater attendance, detail, and ride requirement

Explorers train alongside firefighters and paramedics where they learn real-life rescue skills. After successful completion of their probation period, they are permitted to ride along on the fire apparatus and respond to actual emergency calls.

If you want more information, email us at

Our program is currently full and not accepting applications.
Feel free to email us if you would like to be placed on a waiting list.