• 14 - 20 years of age

  • Enrolled in school (high school or college) and maintain 2.0 cumulative grade point average

Step 2: Obtain a Letter of Recommendation from a teacher or community member

Step 4: Interview with 
Explorers Advisors

Step 5: Background Screening

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“The men and women of the Glendale Fire Department are committed to the highest level of service to our citizens and our community. As firefighters and paramedics, the work done is much more than a job. It's a way of life and we are all proud of our high standards and our commitment to excellence in service. We will always strive to hire, retain and promote the very best and most qualified individuals.“

- Fire Chief Silvio Lanzas

Become a Fire Explorer!

After passing the previous steps, you will become a Fire Explorer for the Glendale Fire Department and begin the Explorer Academy.