The Batavia Fire Department Explorer Post enables young adults between the ages of 15 and 21 to learn the fundamentals of firefighting. Post members receive training in Basic Firefighter Operations including; SCBA (Self Contained Breathing Apparatus), hose loads, rescue, and ladders.
The Explorer Post also provides an understanding of organizational management by allowing the youth board and the membership to conduct meetings and make critical decisions that affect the organization based on democratic principles. Responsibilities of
Post members may also ride along with fire and EMS crews, train with department members, support Fire and EMS Operations, assist with community events, and conduct fundraising for the Post.
The Post Fire / EMS Training nights are held from 7-9 p.m. every other Tuesday at Batavia Fire Station #1, 800 E Wilson St.
Qualifications for membership: • Be between the ages of 15 and 21 • Live in the area • Have parental permission