"Firefighter" Essays and Research Papers

  • Firefighter Safety

    Firefighter Safety We are the most technically advanced nation in the free world but yet we have not been able to reduce the number of...

    Fire, Fire department, Fire protection 1182 Words | 3 Pages

  • Firefighter Paper

    profession. The images of fire professionals we see on television and in film are often romanticized versions of day-to-day life on the job. What is the life...

    Emergency medical services, Emergency medical technician, Firefighter 1048 Words | 4 Pages

  • Why I Want to Be a Firefighter

    Fighter Being a Firefighter today is a demanding and dangerous job. From mixed views of the profession from the public, all should respect...

    College, Fire, Fire department 976 Words | 3 Pages

  • The Evolution of Firefighter Ppe

    FIPT 103 The Evolution of Firefighter PPE Firefighter PPE has come a long way since the first days of the volunteer...

    Fire, Firefighter, Firefighting 1622 Words | 5 Pages

  • Why I Want to Be a Firefighter

    and accomplished, and it is a career in which I have a lot of respect for. In order to be a firefighter you must be in shape, prepared,...

    Emotion, Fire department, Firefighter 1009 Words | 3 Pages

  • Ways of Facilitating Fire Extinguishing Process

    Extinguishing a fire is one of the most important duty which firefighters have to do in a fire incident. In the past, it was more difficult...

    Active fire protection, Emergency exit, Fire 1296 Words | 4 Pages

  • WHAT DID THEY DIE FOR

    Xiao Liang Kelly Robert English 101-02 Essay #3 3/30/2014 What Did the Firefighters Die for? A Response to Timothy Egan Do you have a...

    Bibliography, Fire, Firefighter 1297 Words | 5 Pages

  • Airport Fire: a Change Initiative

    moderately sized communities in the United States. Starting as a true DPS covering all three disciplines; Police, Fire, and EMS, and growing into an...

    Fire, Fire hydrant, Firefighter 1827 Words | 6 Pages

  • Fire Fighter Outline

    Informative Speech Outline Format I. Introduction a. Attention Getter Nowhere else can you find more comprehensive firefighter...

    Academia, Academy, Ambulance 573 Words | 3 Pages

  • Playing with Fire Mini-Ethnography

    I was convinced. However, as soon as I stepped foot into ---- Fire Authority Station 3, all the perceptions I had about firefighters quickly...

    Chief Fire Officer, Firefighter, Firefighting 1892 Words | 5 Pages

  • fire fighter/EMT

    medical technician. Being a fire fighter would be an extraordinary and exciting job. Saving lives and helping people in trouble is very rewarding career....

    Ambulance, Basic life support, Emergency medical services 1392 Words | 5 Pages

  • Charleston Fire Department Case Study

    knowledge through training. The development of SOP’s is also important to give the members of your organization specific expectations. The lives of the...

    Firefighter, Firefighting, Firefighting in the United States 1605 Words | 5 Pages

  • Lafd Analysis

    LAFD Case Analysis Case Background LAFD was founded in late 19 century and more than 90% of the firefighters were men. By 1996, Fire Chief...

    Discrimination, Dispute resolution, Firefighter 867 Words | 3 Pages

  • Information on Fire Brigade Station

    an electric or diesel motor. Type of Trucks: Ladder Truck: * The two main types of ladder trucks are mid-mount and rear-mount. Wherever the ladder...

    Fire, Fire apparatus, Fire protection 1390 Words | 5 Pages

  • Wildland Firefighting

    An American Asset I went wildland firefighting last season, which was the summer of 2009. To become a wildland firefighter I had to take a...

    Firefighter, Firefighting, Incident Command System 1323 Words | 4 Pages

  • Firefighting in the 1800's

    station 47, The Fallowfield Volunteer Fire Department, and station 33, The Charleroi Volunteer Fire Department, have two special firefighters...

    Fire, Fire apparatus, Fire department 1457 Words | 5 Pages

  • Jill Lepore Letters: Based on New York Burning

    to see if they have any records of the fire from 1741. I am curious how accurate of records were kept on size of fires, if any records were kept and have...

    Firefighter, Let Me Know, Slavery in the United States 2423 Words | 7 Pages

  • Senior Project: Firefighting

    that one must see every day. The equipment alone is all extremely heavy and powerful. There are many things that most people are unaware of when it comes to...

    Fire, Firefighter, Firefighting 1648 Words | 5 Pages

  • Fire Department

    Staffing/Shift:3per apparatus Specialized Response teams: Haz-mat, Spec-Ops Task Force Organized Labor: Local Union:1689 Dues/Month: Union President:...

    Fire department, Fire station, Firefighter 854 Words | 4 Pages

  • Fahrenheit 451 Book Report

    Daniela Zuniga Ms.shemitz November 25, 2013 Period 6 Book Report #1 Character: Guy Montag Guy Montag is the main character who works as...

    Dystopia, Faber Towers, Fahrenheit 451 1289 Words | 3 Pages

  • First Paper

    William Spengler and the Strain Theory Mohammad Gilani Humber College PFP 201 Amanda Scala Monday, March 25, 2013 William Spengler and the Strain...

    Anomie, Crime, Émile Durkheim 2310 Words | 6 Pages

  • How Buget Cuts Effect Fire Departments

    going to greatly impact the communities they serve, despite what the law makers think. This loss is not only going to affect the communities and the...

    Emergency medical services, Emergency medical technician, Fire department 2187 Words | 6 Pages

  • World Trade Center Case Study

    the issues that many people had concerning what to do in the aftermath of this disaster, especially New York firefighters. They lost 343 of...

    Emotion, Firefighter, Human bonding 1118 Words | 4 Pages

  • Fire Safety

    the cause of the blaze was a candle that has been left burning unattended while the homeowners left the house. Accidents like this are the reason for fire...

    Fire, Fire department, Fire departments 1104 Words | 3 Pages

  • Fire Investigation

    to thirty miles per hour. This fire killed one firefighter a 27 year old male with approximately thirteen total years experience twelve and a...

    Fire, Fire hydrant, Firefighter 987 Words | 3 Pages

  • Fire Progression Phenomena

    performed by scientists, such as (Dunn) and (Quintiere), this paper explains the lack of knowledge and training those within the fire service profession have...

    Combustion, Fire, Fire protection 1473 Words | 5 Pages

  • Advances in Wildfire Firefighting

    organizations in the wildland fire community have all whys collected information and learned from the past, but this knowledge was widely scattered and new...

    Fire retardant, Firefighter, Firefighting 765 Words | 3 Pages

  • Otis Elevator: Accelerating Business Transformation on with It.

    Analysis - A review of Firefighting Segments in the United States Firefighters The NFPA estimates that there is 1,148,100...

    Fire department, Fire station, Firefighter 1015 Words | 5 Pages

  • Anyone or Everyone can be a Hero

    present-day life that can also make a huge impact on society. They are the personal heroes. The person who best demonstrates a personal hero are the...

    African American, Firefighter, Jim Crow laws 1195 Words | 3 Pages

  • Offensive vs Defensive fire attack

    Defensive Structural firefighting can be very dangerous and can put the lives of firefighters in situations were their...

    Active fire protection, Attack, Fire 1703 Words | 7 Pages

  • Volunteer Firefighters

    Should Volunteer Firefighters get paid for What They do? Volunteer firefighters risk their lives to save others. They have to...

    Fire department, Fire departments, Fire station 621 Words | 2 Pages

  • Importance of Fire Prevention in the Fire Service

    the one who runs the fire prevention bureau that is within the fire departments. Since being in the fire service for over 6 years, I have come to realize how...

    Fire department, Fire departments, Fire protection 687 Words | 3 Pages

  • History of the Fire Service

    The History of the Fire Service Did you know that the earliest form of firefighting took place in Rome in 24 B.C? After almost being destroyed by unruly...

    Fire, Fire department, Fire protection 2210 Words | 6 Pages

  • Firefighters Rescue

    helpless citizens trapped inside or when a firefighter is injured inside a fire and can not get out? Firefighters train long...

    Confined space rescue, Firefighter, Firefighting 3394 Words | 8 Pages

  • Changing One's Perception

    were others that felt this fireman was doing this for the publicity. I remember that there were rumors that the child was actually dead as the...

    Culture, Emotion, English-language films 1121 Words | 3 Pages

  • Another Fatal Workplace Accident

    30am on Monday until 4am Tuesday before coming in for the ill-fated morning shift. “We believe that he recently moved from Johor in search for additional...

    Firefighter, Johor, Kuala Lumpur 1333 Words | 8 Pages

  • Collapse of the Twin Towers

    inside the World Trade Center's immense ten-acre foundation hole, seventy feet deep, that was suffering unimaginable violence as it absorbed the force of...

    Empire State Building, Firefighter, Mayor of New York City 1717 Words | 5 Pages

  • South Canyon Wild Fire

    Canyon Fire and mistakes made that caused this disaster. There are many questions surrounding the South Canyon Fire tragedy, why did it take so long for...

    Colorado, Colorado Western Slope, Controlled burn 1697 Words | 5 Pages

  • Volunteer Firefighters

    that volunteer firefighters get. All the time we are disrespected and treated like we don’t do anything or we aren’t professional. People see...

    Essay, Fire, Fire department 699 Words | 2 Pages

  • Life of a firefighter

    Foundations of College Writing November 9, 2013 The Brotherhood: Ethnography of a Firefighter In Cultural Experience: Ethnography in...

    Fire department, Firefighter, Firefighters 3207 Words | 10 Pages

  • Becoming a Firefighter

    Becoming a Firefighter Candace Knotts ENG121 Megan Kruse April 15, 2013 Becoming a Firefighter As a little girl, I have...

    Aerosmith, Debut albums, English-language films 541 Words | 2 Pages

  • Firefighter research paper

    Fire Fighting: Fire Prevention While volunteering at my fire department, I picked up on allot of tricks and trades. There is much to learn about...

    Fire, Fire department, Firefighter 910 Words | 6 Pages

  • Fireproof Essay

    classes I have taken so far, and watching this movie, and paid very close attention to the details. All my life since I was 3 years old, all I wanted to...

    Backdraft, Debut albums, English-language films 684 Words | 2 Pages

  • Compare and contrast between Firefighter and Paramedic

    Target : Citizens Fireman Vs. Paramedic Saving lives is the ultimate goal for both a fireman and paramedic, but their training and everyday lives are very...

    Advanced cardiac life support, Firefighter, Personal protective equipment 575 Words | 2 Pages

  • Instructor Guide 10s and 18s

    INSTRUCTOR GUIDE FIREFIGHTER SAFETY TOPIC: The "10 Standard Firefighting Orders"...

    Black-and-white films, Controlled burn, Firebreak 3013 Words | 11 Pages

  • Life After High School

    My future career choice is becoming a firefighter. I always wanted to be a firefighter since I was five, when I went with my mom...

    Emergency medical technician, Fire, Fire hydrant 444 Words | 2 Pages

  • Self Contain Breathing Apparatus

    respected by everyone who works together or else something can go wrong. Firefighter safety is an essential part of the job. Some of the...

    Carbon dioxide, Fire department, Firefighter 711 Words | 2 Pages

  • Performance of the Bfp in Terms of Fire Prevention

    non-governmental organizations composing of private individual and private companies that are also equipped with fire fighting facilities and equipment...

    Fire, Fire Equipment Manufacturers' Association, Fire prevention 2142 Words | 8 Pages

  • Risky Business: Consent Safety and Fire Fighting Culture.

    department has one of the most highly trained fire fighters in its team, the chief is concerned about some security issues which were due to result of...

    Firefighter, Firefighters, Firefighting 673 Words | 2 Pages

  • Sofa Fire

    a covered loading dock area built between the showroom and warehouse buildings which were attached to both buildings. At the time, the business was still...

    Charleston Sofa Super Store fire, Fire, Fire protection 736 Words | 2 Pages

  • Challenges of the Fire Department.

    Todays fire service faces multiple challenges, one of the biggest challenges that threatened our existence is the waning of public support. Since the decline...

    Attack, Customer, Customer service 571 Words | 2 Pages

  • Psychology and My Life

    have been fascinated with the Fire trucks responding to emergencies wondering what kind of services they were going to provide. I knew by the time I was...

    Emotion, Firefighter, Firefighting 564 Words | 2 Pages

  • Mathematics in Firefighting

    in Firefighting Math is used extensively in firefighting, partly because firefighters have so many jobs to do in the course of their work....

    Calculation, Fire department, Firefighter 421 Words | 2 Pages

  • building and construction

    Lieutenant Killed and Two Fire Fighters Injured Following Bowstring Roof Collapse at Theatre Fire – Wisconsin 10/15/13 Mr. Conklin Christian Rodarte...

    Fire protection, Firefighter, Incident management 562 Words | 2 Pages

  • Rvvfd Case Study Marketing

    young, healthy men and women possessing the quality of commitment. Another objective of Wyatt’s is to arouse demand. In this objective, Rick should aim to...

    Fire department, Firefighter, Need 424 Words | 2 Pages

  • Feature Story

    fit, 52-year-old, chemistry teacher is passionate about many things, however he couldn’t decide between his two favorite; teaching and firefighting. Spencer...

    Branch, Education, English-language films 409 Words | 2 Pages

  • Fire Prevention

    "We have failed as firefighters". Though very real to many, it still is the last thing on most firefighters minds when they are...

    Fire, Fire alarm system, Fire protection 3242 Words | 8 Pages

  • Lafd Case Study

    Sogomonyan under the supervision of Prof. Stephen McGuire, “Los Angeles Fire Department,” Proceedings of the 2008 NACRA Annual Meeting, 22 (1), Oct. 30-Nov....

    Discrimination, Fire department, Firefighter 6981 Words | 23 Pages

  • Fahrenheit 451

    Fahrenheit 451 By: Ray Bradbury Life may be confusing to you when your job is to commit arson to any house that has a book in it. At least that's the...

    Dystopia, Fahrenheit 451, Fire 433 Words | 2 Pages

  • Process Paper: Fire Helmet

    the skull piece and use a mallet to drive it on home and into place for a purposefully tight fit. Once one has completed the first inner cap step then one...

    Firefighter, Firefighting, Helmet 692 Words | 2 Pages

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