Big Bear Lake, CA, February 4, 2015 -Fire Exploring Post #232 is a local organization for high school and early college age adolescents, designed to help them explore the career field of firefighting. Operating within a sub-division of the Boy Scouts of America called Learning For Life, Fire Exploring is an after school organization taught by career firefighters within the Big Bear Fire Department. Focusing on work ethic, discipline, integrity and self-worth, the Big Bear Fire Explorer Post has been training the future firefighters of Big Bear and beyond for the last 20 years. Participants are involved in training events such as night drills, camping and climbing trips. The Fire Explorer Post also supports the Big Bear Fire Department in all of it’s fund-raising endeavors who together have raised over $15,000 annually for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, the Muscular Dystrophy Association, the Special Olympics, and under privileged youth in the Big Bear Valley. As Post #232 continues to grow, their needs continue to grow, which are almost entirely fulfilled by contributions from the community. For more information on how you can help contribute, contact the Big Bear Fire Department at 866-7566.