Why are firefighter hats red?

Answer The history of the red firefighter hat spans nearly 280 years. Affecting the way Americans relate to the color red and firefighting, the modern fire hat has become a symbol of safety and American h... Read More »

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To pursue a career as a firefighter I am considering going into either the Air Force or the Navy as a firefighter to gain experience My question is which one would be the better choice?

Navy, by far. I don't say that just as a Sailor - it's that Fire is just an everyday part of every sailor's life aboard ship. There are so many things that can cause a fire aboard ship, ever sailor... Read More »

VBS Firefighter Crafts?

Attending Vacation Bible School (VBS) during the summer is an effective way to keep children learning throughout the summer months. VBS themes are focused on teaching from the Bible and supporting ... Read More »

Firefighter I & II Certification?

Firefighters are trained to respond to not only fires, but also several other types of emergencies. Firefighting is complex and dangerous work that requires extensive, ongoing training. Those wishi... Read More »

Firefighter Job Training?

Firefighting can be an extremely hazardous occupation; it often involves working long, irregular hours, and in some instances requires firefighters to remain on-scene for days at a time. Fires dest... Read More »