Explorer Program

Are you interested in a career as a firefighter? Come learn about the exciting career opportunities in the fire service by becoming an Explorer!

The program includes many exciting opportunities, such as:
  • Monthly training
  • Business meetings
  • Community involvement projects
  • Ride-Alongs
  • Annual California Fire Explorer Academy
Fire Explorers
Fremont Fire Explorer Post #173 is a career development organization open to anyone who is:
  • Ages 14 through 21 and has completed the eighth grade
  • Maintaining a 2.0 or better grade point average
  • Interested in exploring a career in the fire service

More Information


The Explorers augment the Fire Department at major emergencies and assist with special projects. If you would like to join or find out more information about the Explorers and how to apply, please email Explorer Coordinator Preston Mattos.