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Career of the Week – Firefighter

Career of the Week – Firefighter


Do you like helping others? Are you interested in keeping fit? Like the idea of rescuing people and animals? If so, becoming a firefighter might be the career for you. Firefighters control and put out fires, help rescue people and animals, and educate the public about fire safety and fire prevention.

Firefighters may do some or all of the following:

  • educate the public about fire prevention

  • install and inspect smoke alarms or fire extinguishers in homes, boats, aircraft and businesses

  • put out fires and prevent fires from spreading

  • operate vehicles such as fire trucks and helicopters

  • investigate the causes of fires and chemical spills

  • attend accidents or emergencies such as car accidents, chemical spills and natural disasters

  • provide first aid 

  • carry out search and rescue operations 

  • help plan and develop evacuation schemes for commercial buildings

  • maintain and service firefighting equipment.

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