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
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.