LFD looking for potential explorers

Posted at 12:06 PM, May 29, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-29 13:06:56-04

The Lafayette Fire Department is hosting a meeting next week for teens interested in becoming a firefighter or first responder. 

The event will be held June 5 from 6 p.m. until 7 p.m. at the Lafayette Fire Training Center, 300 Dugas Road in Lafayette. 

People ages 14 through 18 years are invited to come to learn about becoming a firefighter or first responder. 

Topics on the agenda include Explorer membership requirements, details about activities and meetings. The Explorer program allows members to get hands-on fire fighting experience including:fire truck operations, vehicle extraction, fire supression, incident command operation and emergency medical response.