Golder Ranch Fire District Explorers participate in a two-week academy at the training facility where they learned some of the basics of becoming a firefighter.
Oro Valley Police Department Explorers, from left, Cesar Morfin, Zach Runice, Cheyenne Sanchez, and George Chaves, run through a scenario where they were in search of a downed officer.
Anthony Rios empties the water from a fire hose at the Golder Ranch Fire District training facility.
Tyler Drury helps guide a hose back onto a truck during the Explorer Academy, which ended last week.
Cheyenne Sanchez, acting as a police officer, interviews a suspect during the Explorer Academy last week.
The Explorer Newspaper’s J.D. Fitzgerald tries his hand at controlling a fire hose during the Explorer Academy.
A Lifeline helicopter lands at the Golder Ranch Fire District training facility as part of the Explorer Academy.