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 »

How to Become a Firefighter EMT?

Firefighter/EMTs are critical public service professionals that are certified as both traditional firefighters and also as emergency medical technicians (EMTs). These professionals are trained to f... Read More »

What do I need to become a firefighter?

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that the demand for firefighters will increase by 19 percent from 2008 through 2018. This growth should result in the creation of 57,500 new jobs in the... Read More »

How to Become a Firefighter in DC?

Earn national certification as an emergency medical technician to hasten your career as a firefighter with the District of Columbia. Review the hiring process and application requirements to ensure... Read More »