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What do HBFD Fire Explorers do?


The Huntington Beach Fire Department Fire Explorer Program offers controlled, classroom based and hands-on training:

  • Hose lay and proper ladder techniques

  • Cut apart cars using vehicle extrication tools

  • Practice search and rescue techniques

  • Obtain CPR certification

  • Ropes, knots, and repelling techniques

  • Fight real fire in controlled settings

  • Coordinated training with our Marine Safety Division

  • And much much more



Learn proper fire suppression techniques in a safe training environment

Recue Operations

Experience rescue operations and gain self confidence in your abilities

EMS Training

Learn CPR and how to act during any medical emergency

Marine Safety

Work with Marine Safety to learn ocean


rescue and safety techniques

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