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    Firefighter/ EMT A quiet evening in the fire station is abruptly broken when the alarms blare and the dispatcher is heard giving prompt information about the caller and the given address. Regardless of what the first responders are doing when the call is received they drop whatever it is and quickly head to the truck bay and head into their vehicles. Even if they were sound asleep or eating the first meal of the day they go to where they are needed. Quickly they turn on the vehicles and the sirens

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    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 of a firefighter really like? The Job According to a 1993 survey‚ annual starting salaries for firefighters in major cities fall in the range of $28‚000 to $46‚000 with overtime pay. Firefighters receive health‚ disability and retirement benefits‚ and many consider the work schedule beneficial as well (rotating 24-hour shifts). No two days are alike

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    Should Volunteer Firefighters get paid for What They do? Volunteer firefighters risk their lives to save others. They have to question if risking their lives is truly worth it. Volunteer firefighters have a unique job because they need to respond to victims in need within a short period of time. Therefore‚ volunteers should be paid for their hard work. On Long Island‚ fire departments always have the newest gear‚ the nicest fire trucks or ambulances‚ and the biggest parties; but‚ they have

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    respected by everyone who works together or else something can go wrong. Firefighter safety is an essential part of the job. Some of the safety precautions used by departments are intended to prevent firefighters from injuring themselves and to protect their lives. In this essay I will talk about the importance of using SCBA and the importance of maintaining team integrity when fighting fire or any other incident firefighters are faced with. I will also mention the importance of maintaining a good

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    outlook‚ I have found that I am highly qualified for a fire fighting or forest firefighting job in the future. To become a skilled firefighter‚ a college degree is not necessary. But hard work is still involved to become a firefighter. A basic firefighter needs a high school diploma and EMT (emergency medical technician) training and certification. To become a firefighter there will be strong

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    to or not. There are several movies like “The F456y7allen”‚ “Ablaze”‚ “Bad Day on the Block‚” among others‚ that show how firefighters overcome the flames and save peoples’ lives while risking their own. Seeing these movies and looking at how accidents happen has inspired me to become what we call a “hero‚” meaning a firefighter. To become an amazing leader such as a firefighter you need to be not only trustworthy and courageous‚ but you must also be able to work and communicate with other people under

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    he does after that is all in the line of work.” A firefighter is a bold occupation that requires daily courage. Firefighters help local communities and they have an enormous responsibility to protect and save civilians from fires and other dangerous accidents. Being a firefighter is physically and mentally demanding. A firefighter is the first person on a scene and has to deal with the current dangers that are present. Becoming a firefighter requires a person to have the will and desire to be

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    Firefighter Safety

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    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 firefighter fatalities over the years. Its one of the great mysteries of the world today. Our gear is better than what they wore thirty years ago‚ its better than what they wore ten years ago and we still lose an average of one hundred firefighters every year. I know that not all are dying in structure fires but just one is one too many. Today we have many

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    Firefighter Narrative

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    can feel the adrenaline racing through my body. The excitement and nervousness runs through me‚ knowing that my first call as a volunteer firefighter was for a structure fire. After what felt like forever I finally turn onto Appleby road. As soon as I traveled up the road

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    Becoming a Firefighter

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    Becoming a Firefighter Candace Knotts ENG121 Megan Kruse April 15‚ 2013 Becoming a Firefighter As a little girl‚ I have always wanted to walk in my father’s footsteps. He is a volunteer firefighter. I knew one day I would get the chance to be just like him. I am now a volunteer firefighter‚ and have been for about 2 years now. I knew I wanted to help people in ways that others couldn’t. Becoming a firefighter was a wise life changing choice I made in my life. I got in on a little

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