Explorers Application Process

Requirements


To become a Fire Explorer with the Apopka Fire Deptartment, you must:
  1. Be between the ages of 14-20
  2. Be in High School or show proof of graduation
  3. Maintain a GPA of 2.0 or greater
  4. Have no medical / physical restrictions
  5. Have an interest in firefighting as a career
Anyone can apply to the program however preference is given to residents of Apopka.

How to Apply


If interested, please fill out the Explorer Application (PDF) and print it out. Complete the application and turn it in along with the following:
  1. Most recent report card or diploma
  2. Most recent physical (within the last year)

Applications


Applications can be submitted to the Fire Administration Office located on S Forest Avenue across from Dunkin Donuts.

Hours of operation are from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Uniform


Upon acceptance into the Explorer Program you will receive a uniform t-shirt and hat. You must provide your own pants, black or dark blue and black boots or shoes.

Additional Information


For further information please contact Lieutenant Richard Hayden or call 407-703-1756.