Schedule. Wildland firefighters can work 14 days straight (called a roll) with 16-hour days and possibly up to three days travel before and after the official 14. Night…

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NFPA estimates there were an estimated 1,115,000 career and volunteer firefighters in the United States in 2018. … Of the career firefighters, 15,200 (4%) were female firefighters. There…

Fire safety

Fires destroy property, cause injuries, and take lives. One of the key strategies to maintaining a safe workplace and preventing fires is fire safety training. … With proper…

Fire safety

The Entrance Exam for firefighter Officer measures the basic skills necessary to perform successfully as a firefighter. The test covers four areas: (1) math skills, reading comprehension skills,…

Fire safety

While there is no actual ‘Station 19,’ the exterior images of the firehouse in the show are from a real firehouse in Seattle called Station 20. The number…

Fire safety