Fire Explorers

The Fridley Fire Department Explorer Program allows young adults, ages 14-21, an exciting chance to explore a career as a firefighter! 

Develop skills and experiences impressive to college recruiters and future employers in any field.

Work side-by-side with working firefighters as you:
  • Participate in training drills
  • Learn about fire equipment and how to use it
  • Receive first aid and CPR training
  • Ride along with firefighters on real fire calls
  • Get real world experience as you work alongside Fridley firefighters on scheduled shifts
  • Attend community events as a member of Fridley Fire
  • Train with Explorer programs around the metro area
  • Compete at the annual State Fair Fire Fighter Explorer competition
We provide you with helmets, pants, coats and other safety equipment. New explorers are welcome to join anytime. Program advisers meet with interested candidates and their parents to provide detailed information regarding the Fridley Fire Explorers Program and to process paperwork.
If you would like more information, call us: (763) 572-3612.