Retired LA County Fire Captain, Raphael Ortiz, highlights a few expectations for new firefighters in the fire station.
Help us provide more scholarships. Donate to our 2017 fundraising campaign. We are raising money for our 2018 scholarship recipients. Future Firefighters provides scholarships (age 17 and above in any country) in four areas: Fire Academy training Paramedic training Emergency
To stay safe, professional firefighters study and learn about emergency work, its hazards and safety procedures. Regardless, the fire service is a dangerous profession. Every year, an average of 100 firefighters die and another 80,000 are injured. Please answer this
Driving under the influence (DUI), or driving while impaired or driving while intoxicated (DWI), places firefighters at great risk. The following is a primer on the pitfalls of DUI/DWI arrests and related consequences for firefighters. This is based upon California
Future Firefighters Founder, Roland Dykes, speaks about one of the most fundamental responsibilities of an on-duty firefighter at the fire station.
The Fire Explorer Program is designed for young adults between the ages of 15 – 21 who are interested in learning about a career in the fire service. Fire Explorers participate in community service projects, competitions, fundraisers, and other activities
Fire prevention programs around the world use trained and knowledgeable persons to inspect properties for compliance with local fire codes for the purpose of preventing potential fires. Fire Code Enforcement is a vital element in the success of fire prevention
Two students have been selected as recipients of the Future Firefighters Summer 2017 scholarship season. Founder of Future Firefighters and retired, award-winning firefighter, Roland Dykes, expressed: “On behalf of the Future Firefighters Board of Directors and myself, I wish to
Firefighting is one of the most stressful occupations. Not everyone can easily cope with it. That’s not to say that every day is stressful, or that every call is stress inducing. Obviously, some emergencies are more stressful than others, but
In this two minute video, a High School student asks firefighter, Matt Brock, about activities that youth could be involved with now that would be beneficial to getting hired later by the fire department.