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firefighting

  1. 1. FirefightingBy: Shelby Good <br />
  2. 2. Job Description <br />Respond to fire alarms<br />Teach others to prevent fires<br />Rescue victims <br />Give emergency treatment<br />Put out fires<br />
  3. 3. Training<br />Several are trained by the department for several weeks at the departments training center or academy.<br />Trained in: Fire prevention, local building codes, emergency procedures… etc <br />
  4. 4. Working Environment<br />Spend a lot of time in the station<br />Respond to fire alarms no matter the conditions<br />
  5. 5. Schooling<br />Tuition for an Iowa Resident approximately $7,316 for 62 credit hours. 2 years of study.<br />Tuition for a Non Iowa resident approximately $8,866 for 62 credit hours. 2 years of study.<br />2-year to 4-year degree in fire engineering or fire science<br />
  6. 6. Pros/Cons<br />Cons<br /><ul><li> Inhale smoke
  7. 7. High risk of death/injury
  8. 8. Exposed to deadly</li></ul> gases<br />Pros<br /><ul><li> Save animals
  9. 9. Save children
  10. 10. Teach others how to prevent fires</li></li></ul><li>Salary<br />Engineer (starting)=$48,307-$62,265<br />Fire Captain= $60,605-$72,716<br />Fire Chief= $78,672-$104,780<br />
  11. 11. Bibliography<br />Photos from:<br />www.money-wallpapers.com<br />www.kirkwood.edu<br />www.telegraph.co.uk<br />www.butlertech.org<br /> www.care2.com<br />www.pixdaus.com<br />www.patdollard.com<br />www.modernmarvels.episodeinfo.com<br />www.superdeformyou.com<br />www.designerget.com<br />Kirkwood Community College<br />Discover<br />Occupational Outlook Handbook <br />

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