BOCA RATON — Boca Raton Fire Explorer Post #315 hosted their first State Cadet/Explorer conference June 23 – 26, welcoming more than 100 participants from across the state to the 4th Annual Cadet/Explorer Summer Conference.
Boca Raton, Delray Beach, Martin County, Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue, Clermont, North Pinellas and South Trail posts were housed on the Lynn University campus and attended specially selected classes taught by some of the most respected names in the fire and emergency industry.
Some classes dealt with airway management, automatic external defibrillators, survival in the streets, social media and pride and ownership. While some students were classrooms, others were at the Boca Raton Fire Rescue Training and Support facility taking a variety of classes such as the “Get out Alive” firefighter rescue class put on by the company, Safety Solutions, or at Meadows Park Pool taking a water rescue class.
More than 25 instructors along with Post advisers helped the young, upcoming firefighters complete the scheduled training.
The summer conference is part of the Florida Fire Chiefs Association, Fire Cadet Section.