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New free explorer program to give hands-on firefighting experience
SAVANNAH (Aug. 16, 2023) – Savannah Fire in partnership with Boy Scouts of America have come together to create an explorer program aimed at giving young adults interested in a firefighting career an invaluable experience.
Explorers will take part in real-life training with plenty of hands-on Fire and EMS experiences. They will engage in practical exercises and simulations to develop essential firefighting and lifesaving skills.
The program will meet the first and third Tuesday of each month and is open to anyone, ages 14 to 20. Applications are now open. To apply, email Eric Falls at Eric.Falls@scouting.org or call (912)-927-7272. Savannah Fire is covering the cost of the explorer program making it free to those who apply. There will be an open house on Sept. 5, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at 380 Agonic Rd., for anyone looking for more information or hoping to apply for the program.
What: Explorer Program Open House
When: Sept. 5, 5 – 7 p.m.
Where: 380 Agonic Rd., Savannah, Ga.