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    Essay On Firefighting

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    you know the history of fire fighting and the history of the gear that they wear? FireFighting has been around ever since fire was first used. Some of our founding fathers were fire fighters. Many of the elements of firefighting have evolved throughout its history, including equipment, trucks, and gear. Buildings often burned to the ground because the firefighters did not have all of the tools and gear that they do now “(login). “Firefighting can be traced back to Jamestown, Virginia the first Settlement in the New World(Firefighting in). In January 1608, a fire destroyed most of the colonists things and homes”(“FireFighting in”). “In 1648 Peter Stuyuesanty, governor of New Amsterdam appointed four fire wardens to perform inspections…

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    Firefighting Tradition

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    have seen sunsets, who is probably sitting on his front porch waiting to tell you how wimpy your generation is. I’ve come to learn that the fire service is not for the faint of heart. The history of firefighting is simple. It would make sense that in any civilization you would have a group of people to protect you from other people (Police officers) but they can only do so much so there is another elite group of people to protect the rest from the horrible fate of fire and to help lift…

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    Firefighting Function

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    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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    Dangers Of Firefighting

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    The dangers of firefighting do not end when the fire is put out, during the final steps of a call, firefighters are exposed to long term health dangers during a period called overhaul. Overhaul is a safety procedure performed by firefighters after the initial fire is put out, in order to look for hot embers in walls, ceilings, and other areas. The goal of the overhaul is to eliminate the possibility of a respark, starting the fire again. The danger of overhaul come in the form of harmful…

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    Firefighting

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    Firefighting is not only about fighting fires. In fact, most of a firefighter’s day is spent at the firehouse. Most firefighters work 24 hour shifts. They go to work at 7:00 in the morning and leave at 7:00 the next day. They have a lot to do. First on their list is to check that all the equipment is working. A firefighter does not want to get to a fire and find out that there is a leak in the hose! Fire fighters also spend time in training every day. Firefighters do a lot more than just fight…

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    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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    “To do more for the world then the world does for you, that is success” by Henry Ford. Firefighting is a very difficult job; anyone who is in this profession has to really love what he or she does to put his or her life on the line every day. Even though firefighting is a dangerous profession we can take the right precautions and prevent bad things from happening. For the rest of my essay I will be talking about the skills, equipment, and motivation needed to keep everyone and everything safe.…

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    My topic is about on fire prevention and on how firefighting technology could serve better on preventing and predicting future fires that can cause harm to the surrounding area. This topic is very 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…

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    Firefighting Research Papers

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    It is well known that fire fighters expose themselves to many hazards, from toxic gases, structural collapse, to fire and extreme heat. They don’t do it for glory but for the desire to help protect property and the people in their community. To help minimize risk to their health and safety, fire fighters use and carry protective equipment and wear specialized protective clothing, known as PPE. The Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and the fire truck and equipment it carries has evolved…

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    Gasoline Firefighting

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    Firefighting is much more than getting cats out of trees. In the fire service industry, we face multiple challenges from day to day and from call to call. Firefighting in a whole is much more than hanging out and sleeping at the firehouse. Firefighting has a very broad spectrum like responding to motor vehicle incidents to responding to large gasoline truck fires. In the scenario I am going to provide more detail when it comes to fighting different types of flammable liquid fires and the…

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