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  • Fire Department Swot Analysis

    excited about volunteering with the department. It gave them a sense of pride and accomplishment. They wanted to have their families be proud of them since each member I interviewed had another member who either had been a firefighter or was currently serving as a volunteer firefighter. It was as each member wanted to continue the tradition and legacy of their family. This translated into each member having a positive initial impression of the Southport Fire Department saying that each of the…

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  • Therefor Fire Investigation

    Life safety and property protection from further damage is the main priority for fire fighters. They may have to damage parts of the scene to save or protect lives. The majority of the evidence get destroyed or lost from the activities done by fire service. That result in the spoliation, contamination, removal, loss, unnecessary movement of physical evidence, complication of the scene and detraction of the evidence validity. Therefor it becomes harder for fire investigators to figure and conduct…

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  • Personal Narrative: The Tragedy Of Hurricane Katrina

    Working as a firefighter for the city of New Orleans from December 2, 2001 – April 9, 2008; I have experienced countless tragedies and devastation during that time. However; in September of 2005, I faced one of the most devastating event of my life, Hurricane Katrina. This had been the most horrific storm to hit our beloved city. According to our schedule, my next duty day was the Monday after predicted landfall. But out of a sense of obligation to the city and the possibility of things getting…

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  • Firefighting Function

    Firefighting is one of fifteen main Emergency Support Functions (ESF) established by the government to organize the response structure for any type of emergency or disaster. These functions break down the response by the aspect of protection covered but, all have the end result of “providing support, resources, program implementation, and services that are most likely needed to save lives, protect property and the environment, restore essential services and critical infrastructure, and help…

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  • Narrative Essay On 9/11 September 11, 2001

    down hill very quickly. The early morning was a blur for long time firefighter, Shane. It's now mid-afternoon, and all that's on his mind is finding and saving the helpless victims of the attacks, with the rescue dog owned by the fire department, Corny. People covered every inch of the street, making it seem like Black Friday, but this was no sale or shopping event. It was a catastrophic disaster. Some of the people were firefighters, others were people who were looking for loved ones. Shane…

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  • My Reflection On My Experience As A Clinical Assistant

    Question 1 - What experience have you had that has given you insight into the patients you hope to eventually serve? During my paramedic education, I had to fulfill clinical hours in the emergency department at Legacy Salmon Creek. During that time, I’ve interacted with patients who have suffered life-threatening ailments, but many of my interactions were with patients who weren’t experiencing life-threatening episodes. Understandingly, the latter of these patients use the emergency department…

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  • A Career As A Firefighter

    Firefighters Did you know that some firefighters are on duty for 24 hours straight, then they get 48 hours off? If that was school, that means that you would get 10 days off after going to school for only a week. I don't know about you, but that's all I need to hear to know that firefighting is a good job. Firefighting must be a great career field because they have a good salary, a lot of respect, and finally they need more recruits. Being a firefighter is one of the best jobs you can have…

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  • Firefighter Essay

    The job of a firefighter is what the fitness world would call an occupational athlete. The job requires a high level of on the job stress as well as chaotic and unpredictable conditions that they work in. The firefighter works under conditions that require them to wear heavy gear called personal protective equipment that weighs 22kg that does not breathe and adds heat stress to the work they are performing. The physical performance requirements of the jobs include high level of aerobic fitness,…

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  • Firefighter A Hero

    Why is a firefighter a hero? I chose the topic of what makes a firefighter a hero, because my house was on fire once. If it wasn’t for the firefighters my house would be gone. They have great teamwork. They are willing to risk their lives. they fight the fire to keep our things and houses safe. They do what they do to keep us and the things we love safe. They will risk their lives for us. They are willingly giving their own time to help those of us who need help. The bond and trust they…

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  • Union Fire Company Fire Research Paper

    In 1736 the first real volunteer department known as the union fire company was started in Philadelphia by Ben Franklin. The Union fire company was made up of all volunteers that would make a line from the closet water source and pass the buckets to the fire. There were many other fire brigades that were clubs or co-ops which only intended to fight each other’s fires that were in the group. Ben Franklin’s concept was to help everyone and their property from burning. During their spare time they…

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