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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 communication skills. A firefighter has to be able to talk to people. They may be scared so a firefighter has to be able to calm them down. Being a firefighter takes lots of courage and bravery. The main part of a firefighter 's job is to run into a burning…

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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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  • 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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  • Interview Of Cameron Ganous As A Firefighter

    Cameron Ganous is a firefighter of Station 2 in Charlotte, North Carolina. Cameron is shockingly enough not a macho or super buff man. He doesn’t have huge muscles and Cameron isn’t the tallest guy in the room. Although he is very athletic and quick on his feet, Cameron doesn’t match the typical stereotype of a Hollywood firefighter. His job entails fighting fire, rescue, working the Ladder Company and EMT work. Before I began researching Cameron’s background, I knew very little about his heroic…

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  • Firefighting Narrative Report

    The quiet morning of Friday, Oct. 28 yielded a good time for a few American heroes to properly train cadets from the Blythe Area. Proudly serving in Quartzsite, Captain Aaron Martinez, firefighters Joe Sain and William Aaron taught cadets Angelo Urias and Dorita Castro essential skills for being a public safety professional. Firefighting, a dangerous process of extinguishing fire and providing adequate medical assistance in some cases, is a demanding field that few are brave enough to sign up…

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  • Community Risk Reduction Plan

    Along with using these six steps, fire departments can use the “e’s” of community risk reduction. With a risk assessment being completed and the fire department knowing what risks they are challenged with, a community risk reduction plan will also show how the fire department will deal with the risk. One way the fire department can deal with it is by using the “e’s” as Jim Crawford stated in the Firefighter Nation. The first e is emergency response- this can could mean creating a new standard…

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  • Community Risk Reduction Analysis

    In previous decades fire departments were worried when the next fire, however firefighters in the current day need to think on ways on protect the community at a higher level of effectiveness. Moreover, even though this tactic was preventing families and firefighters from becoming harmed, it was not an acceptable tactic. Due to, many of the outcomes in the codes and standards that are present in today’s world are from harmful or deadly situations that have occurred in the past. From this,…

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  • Narrative Essay: The Day Before A Ride Along

    Though I did make sure to pack an extra cup of coffee in my bag incase I did become tired, or sleepy. Though in the end it was unneeded. The drive over all was pleasant despite the usual San Francisco traffic even on a Saturday morning. Luckily my father was willing to drive me and drop me off so that way I wouldn’t have to deal with finding a parking spot. Upon arriving to the station I had a quick hug with my father before he departed for home. I grabbed all my equipment and the muffins I…

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  • Pros And Cons Of Thermal Imaging Cameras

    high amount of the departments, in my area, are volunteer-based and are not paid by any city or local people. So, for many of our departments, it is nearly impossible to buy a thermal imaging camera. References: thermal imaging. (n.d.). Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition. Retrieved July 19, 2015, from website: imaging Fire Engineering. (n.d.). Retrieved July 20, 2015, from…

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  • Informative Essay On Firefighting Technology

    important because not only it involves safety to people, but also structures. Saving lives when a fire occurs is the main priority for a firefighter, but also the occurring fire that is taking place in hand is also a priority because we do not want that fire to spread and cause more damage and even take potential lives. Also, keeping buildings save from fire is an important issue because so many people work in them such as offices, skyscrapers, and restaurants. By law buildings need to be fire…

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