Fire fighters

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Basic requirements

You need to be dedicated because you have to go through a 20 week training which is very difficult. You must be reasonably fit because there will be a bit of running involved. You have to be good at working in groups and contributing your ideas. There will be alot of community work in this job so good communication skills are also vital.

Different roles

The man roles of the fire service are:

Fire fighters - Put out the fires and save people's lives - vital role


The operator - Forwards the information on to the station manager


Station manager - Mainly desk based but in control of everything such as telling the firefighters where to go