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What it takes to be a Volunteer
Firefighter?
What does it take to be a volunteer at
your local Fire Company?
Volunteer Firefighting is very
rewarding and valuable way to serve
your community.
It takes dedication and commitment.
• First you need to find a Fire Company.
• Sign up
• Then comes the fun part:
• Traini...
Let’s take a look at what training
looks like:
Training
Fire hose Drills
• Learning how to use a fire
hose properly.
Learning how to draft water and use
the pumper truck.
It’s not as easy as it looks. It
requires attending pump school
and ...
Controlled burn
On a typical training night you might practice
putting out a fire. Which we call a controlled
burn.
Water Rescue
Auto Rescue
Auto Rescue
Extracting the victim
Medivac
Landing
on a
highway.
Fire Police
There are many different ways to
volunteer:
Fire Fighter
Fire Police
Water Rescue
Support
Administration
Fund Raising
Any and all help is always
appreciated.
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  • Some Fire Company’s have a Water Rescue Unit. This takes additional training.
  • Actual Auto Rescue.
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    1. 1. What it takes to be a Volunteer Firefighter? What does it take to be a volunteer at your local Fire Company?
    2. 2. Volunteer Firefighting is very rewarding and valuable way to serve your community.
    3. 3. It takes dedication and commitment. • First you need to find a Fire Company. • Sign up • Then comes the fun part: • Training, training and more training
    4. 4. Let’s take a look at what training looks like:
    5. 5. Training Fire hose Drills • Learning how to use a fire hose properly.
    6. 6. Learning how to draft water and use the pumper truck. It’s not as easy as it looks. It requires attending pump school and learning how to regulate the PSI.
    7. 7. Controlled burn On a typical training night you might practice putting out a fire. Which we call a controlled burn.
    8. 8. Water Rescue
    9. 9. Auto Rescue Auto Rescue Extracting the victim
    10. 10. Medivac Landing on a highway.
    11. 11. Fire Police
    12. 12. There are many different ways to volunteer: Fire Fighter Fire Police Water Rescue Support Administration Fund Raising
    13. 13. Any and all help is always appreciated.
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