Frequent question: What is the fire department motto?

I say “Always Ready.” You say “Semper Paratus.” Our fire engine has a secret message.

What is the firefighter motto?

I shall sell my life dearly to my enemy fire but give it freely to rescue those in peril. With God’s help, I shall endeavor to be one of His noblest Works.

What is the fireman’s Creed?

Firefighters Prayer. When I am called to duty, God wherever flames may rage, give me strength to save a life, whatever be its age.

What is a fire department mission statement?

Our Mission: to serve the community through excellence in fire prevention, education, protection and safety. Our Vision: to be the international fire service leader. Our Values of pride, professionalism, teamwork and respect guide our actions and guide how we work with the communities we serve.

What does the Bible say about firefighters?

Proverbs 28:1

Lives are on the line, and Firefighters must be bold. Hold onto that encouragement that God has made you strong- and the wicked will run away- they are not your concern.

What does 555 mean for firefighters?

The 5-5-5-5 code has been used in the city’s firehouses since 1870; it signals a death, generally of a colleague or the mayor, and tells firefighters to lower the American flag to half-staff.

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Do firefighters have a motto?

I say “Always Ready.” You say “Semper Paratus.” Our fire engine has a secret message.

Do you say thank you for your service to a firefighter?

Just about every day, you likely pass police officers, firefighters and paramedics going about their daily business. Just saying a simple “Thank you for your service” can be a great way to show that individual you respect and appreciate what he or she is doing for the community.

Do firefighters take an oath?

Public Service Oath

The most common format calls for the firefighter to uphold and defend the Constitution and the state and to faithfully and impartially discharge the duties of a firefighter in that specific community.

What is a drawing fire?

‘Drawing the fire’ was the expression used for getting a strong draught going in the fireplace when you were lighting a coal fire. You held a newspaper in front of the fire and the draught roared up the chimney, fanning the flames as it went. Drawing the fire, using a broadsheet newspaper.

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