Explorers Application Process


To become a Fire Explorer with the Apopka Fire Department, you must:

  1. Be between the ages of 14 and 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 complete an 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 can be downloaded or picked up and submitted to the Fire Administration Office. Hours of operation are from 8 AM to 5 PM.

Apopka Fire Department Explorer Application (PDF)


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.