Exploring Post 134 - Fire & EMS

Fire EMS Career Exploring combines exciting hands-on activities with interactions with aviation professionals representing a wide range of careers.  


  • Fire fighter
  • EMT
  • Paramedic
  • Emergency services coordinator
  • Shelter manager
  • Lifeguard
  • Ski patrol
  • Search and rescue
  • Fire inspector, investigator

Check out the media coverage of this new program: Fire and EMS 'Explorer' Launching in La Crosse County

The Fire Departments from the La Crosse County Fire Officers Association host a program to learn about Fire and EMS careers.  These departments include:

  • Bangor
  • Brice Prairie EMS
  • Campbell
  • Farmington
  • Holmen
  • La Crosse
  • Onalaska
  • Shelby
  • West Salem

The Explorer Program meets on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month from 5:00 – 7:00pm from October through May (except on Thanksgiving and week before Christmas).  Dates are

November 11, December 9, January 13, January 27, February 10, February 24, March 10, March 24, April 14, April 28, May 12, May 26  

Fire EMS - La Crosse Area


How to Apply? 

Complete the following steps:

  1. Review the Fire EMS Exploring Applicant Requirements and Post Manual
  2. Complete the following documents and pay fee