Becoming a firefighter: 10 must-do things -  1. Become an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) 2. Volunteer your time 3. Take fire technology classes at a local community college 4. Maintain a clean background and lifestyle 5. Understand ALL of the phases of the firefighter hiring process 6. Start taking firefighter tests

Becoming a firefighter: 10 must-do things - 1. Become an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) 2. Volunteer your time 3. Take fire technology classes at a local community college 4. Maintain a clean background and lifestyle 5. Understand ALL of the phases of the firefighter hiring process 6. Start taking firefighter tests

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FDNY firefighters test a shallow draft boat on Pier A in Manhattan. The negatives read that the tests were “N.G.” Photo taken Jan. 11, 1961.

FDNY firefighters test a shallow draft boat on Pier A in Manhattan. The negatives read that the tests were “N.G.” Photo taken Jan. 11, 1961.

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2 Indian River County firefighters test positive for exposure to toxic mold - TC Palm -

2 Indian River County firefighters test positive for exposure to toxic mold - TC Palm -

Australian firefighters swallow datatransmitting pills to monitor the stress of fighting fires

Australian firefighters swallow datatransmitting pills to monitor the stress of fighting fires

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To anyone interested in the #firefighting career, especially #females. Here is an idea of how much added weight you will carry. I am 5'5, 130lbs, and 18% bodyfat. My last PT test I ran 1.5 mile in 11:02, 53x push-ups in one minute, 46x sit-ups in one minute, and 10x strict pull-ups.

To anyone interested in the #firefighting career, especially #females. Here is an idea of how much added weight you will carry. I am 5'5, 130lbs, and 18% bodyfat. My last PT test I ran 1.5 mile in 11:02, 53x push-ups in one minute, 46x sit-ups in one minute, and 10x strict pull-ups.

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Don't practice until you get it right. Practice until you can't get it wrong. ~ Re-pinned by Crossed Irons Fitness

Don't practice until you get it right. Practice until you can't get it wrong. ~ Re-pinned by Crossed Irons Fitness

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