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  • In The Firefighter

    When we are little kids we come to learn about firefighters and the generics of their job. They respond in big fire trucks, help rescue cats from trees, and put out fires with water. Little do we really know when we are young what these men and woman have to actually experience. As we get older we get to actually see what firefighters do, we may even see them put out the fires from a distance. But as we watch from a distance, are you able to tell from one firefighter to the next what kind of experience they have? Its really not that hard if you take a closer look. We all know that firefighters wear special protective clothing, commonly referred to as turnout or bunker gear, to help protect themselves from the many elements of a fire. In…

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  • Firefighter Requirements

    Unlike being a volunteer firefighter in a local town, being a New York firefighter is a lot harder and has a lot more strict requirements. “One of the worst days in America’s history saw some of the bravest acts in Americans’ history. We’ll always honor the heroes of 9/11. Here at this hallowed place, we pledge that we will never forget their sacrifice”(Readhead). There are many different requirements, those of which include physical, academic, and everyday requirements, as well as proof of…

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  • Qualities Of A Firefighter

    FireFighters Being a firefighter is a great job. There are many reasons that this is a great job. As a firefighter you get to help people, the opportunities you get as a firefighter, and memories you can make within this job are unreal. (As a firefighter memories and opportunities happen that are unrealistic and helping people the way firefighters do, can change one 's life.) A generalization of a firefighter is very simple. Firefighters have to have good qualities. One quality is having…

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  • Creative Writing: Firefighters

    Jake just woke up at 10:00 and just came down for some breakfast. Then he just heard the firefighter bell. "Danger danger!" yelled one of the firefighters. "A building is on fire!" Jake raced to the burning building. One of the firefighters hollered, "Aren't people trapped in the building?" The firetruck sprayed out water on the exit. The water gushed out causing a thick smoke. "Aahhh we can barely recognize where we are with all this smoke," yelled one of the…

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  • Essay On Firefighter Training

    Firefighters-from career veterans with twenty or more years, to volunteers with only a few months under their belts-go through intense, rigorous, and extremely important training. What could happen if firefighters just did the minimum amount of training required and that was all they trained? THE DENVER DRILL On 28 September 1992, in Denver Colorado, a three-alarm fire broke out. During attempts to locate and rescue survivors, Mark Langvardt, a 16-year veteran firefighter, was separated from…

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  • Persuasive Essay On Becoming A Firefighter

    the heroic few. It was at this moment when I had decided that was what I wanted: to become a firefighter. To help those in desperate need or even to just give a little encouragement is all I really desire. I always found myself entranced by those enormous, red trucks blaring their siren for all to hear. The life of a firefighter was an intriguing one, and one to be discovered for myself. For me, it was an easy career path decision to make. Through deeper study and research, it has become clear…

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  • Female Firefighters Essay

    Female Firefighters: Women in the Fire Service Female firefighters have been a fairly recent addition to the fire service. Firefighting was thought to be a man’s job. Since the Civil Rights Movement, female firefighters are becoming more and more common even though they currently only consist of about 3% of the entire fire service. The acceptance and proper treatment of female firefighters has been difficult over the past 50 years, but they continue to make headway. Gender bias and sexual…

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  • Argumentative Essay On Firefighters

    lives; help save theirs Sixty eight percent of all firefighters fall victim to cancer. Protecting lives and property are two predominant objectives for firefighters, but it absolutely is no easy job. Ohio is one of only sixteen states without a law recognizing the link between cancer and fighting fires. Senators in many states have introduced presumptive cancer legislation bills; however, they get rejected because of the high taxes they require. Firefighters risk their lives each and every day…

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  • Being A Firefighter Essay

    Experience the Flames Family, what is a family exactly? A family is a group of people who are there for each other through each other`s ups and down helps one another strive to be the best they can possibly be. The brotherhood between firefighters is insane they want the best for one another, they want to achieve greatness together. Being a firemen is a very different career than other professions going into the station there is no way of knowing what kind of calls are going to happen that way.…

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  • Firefighter Research Paper

    The moment you swear in as a firefighter on a new department you join a unique brotherhood. In this brotherhood, you will develop new skills, experience good things and bad things, and you will be adopted into a close knit second family. As we all know, or the majority of us know, firefighters are a pretty unique bunch on individuals. Throughout your time in the fire service you will experience many different things, and because of these experiences you will develop a whole new set of senses,…

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