City Times Staff
The Stevens Point Fire Department Explorer Post 242 is now taking applications to fill three vacant spots.
The Post, which focuses on emergency services, is open to applicants ages 15-20 from Stevens Point and the surrounding area. Applications can be picked up from SPFD Station No. 1, located at 1701 Franklin St. beginning Nov. 7.
The Explorer program is designed to allow young adults, who may be interested in a career in emergency services, to gain valuable experience learning about all aspects of emergency services. Monthly meetings will include presentations and hands-on learning in firefighting, EMS and other emergency response skills and tactics. The Post will also participate in various activities throughout the year.
All applications must be returned to the Stevens Point Fire Department by Wednesday, Nov. 30 at 6 PM. For more information, firefighter/paramedic Shane Westphal at (715) 344-1833.