Will Help Future
Fire Exploring Post
#232, run by the Big Bear Fire Department, is a local organization for high school
and early college age adolescents, designed to help them explore the career
field of firefighting. Run within a
sub-division of the Boy Scouts of America called Learning For Life, Fire
Exploring is an after school organization taught by career firefighters within
the Big Bear Fire Department. Focusing
on work ethic, discipline, integrity and self-worth, the Big Bear Fire Explorer
Post has been training the future firefighters of Big Bear and beyond for the
better part of the last 20 years. As
Post #232 continues to grow taking on exciting challenges of the ever-expanding
career fields of Fire, EMS, and Rescue, the post is developing many needs.
needs, both large and small, are almost entirely fulfilled by contributions
from the community. It is the hope of the Big Bear Fire Explorers, that through
informing the tight-knit community of Big Bear of its needs, Post #232 can
continue to grow and train the firefighters of the future.
of the Big Bear Fire Explorers needs are as follows:
More Fire Explorers! If you know a motivated youth (between the
ages of 14 and 20) of the Big Bear Valley that may be interested in a career
based in honor and integrity, suggest them to the Big Bear Fire Explorers.
Transportation! If you
have, or know of a large van in good working order, that would fit the needs of
our organization please let us know.
Fund-Raising Opportunities! The Big Bear Fire Explorers are always looking
for an opportunity to help the community. If you are in need of some help with
your local charity or event, contact the Big Bear Fire Explorers.
Donations of Almost Any Kind! From construction materials for training, to
fiscal donations of any size, the Big Bear Fire Explorers are grateful for your
Fire Explorer Post also supports the Big Bear Fire Department in all of its
fund-raising endeavors. Post #232 and
the Big Bear Fire Department together raised over $15,000 annually for the
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, the Muscular Dystrophy Association, the
Special Olympics, and under privileged youth in the Big Bear Valley.
in training events such as Wednesday night drills, camping and climbing trips
every few months, academies, fire musters or conferences every year, the Big
Bear Fire Explorers stay increasingly busy.
The need for transportation and equipment to participate in these events
Explorer post along with the Big Bear Fire Department thank the community for
their continued support and look forward to working for, alongside, and in
commitment to, all of you in the future.
For more information, please contact Robert Whitmore at firstname.lastname@example.org or
contact the Big Bear Fire Department Headquarters Station at (909) 866-7566 to
leave a message for Robert Whitmore.