By Steve Prziborowski
Join Explorer program for firefighting experience
For those who are not old enough to become a volunteer or paid firefighter, one avenue to consider is an Explorer Firefighter program. Some fire departments and ambulance companies have established programs that are an extension of the Boy Scouts of America.
Explorer Programs are often open to those between 16 and 21 years old. The age range can vary by department, with 14 to 18 years old also...