The Youth F.I.R.E. Program (YFP) is offered to youth, ages 14-18 years old and is conducted in the Spring and Fall at three different locations. They are each eight Saturdays in duration and have four levels of advancement. YFP provides the students with the technical competencies in the fire service, while developing their communication, physical fitness, leadership, and life skills through LAFD mentors as positive role models.

This program is an introductory, hands on experience and is geared as a pathway into our Cadet Program. Priority registration will go to students living in or attending LAUSD boundaries. If you have any further questions email Patricia Arias at To register, click here.

Programs are offered at the following locations:

Valley - Drill Tower 81
14355 Arminta St,
Panorama City, CA 91402

Metro and East LA - Frank Hotchkin Memorial Training Center
1700 Stadium Way
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Harbor - Drill Tower 40
330 Ferry Street
Los Angeles, CA 90731