What is a Firefighter?
A Firefighter is a person who responds to calls. The calls are either a car wreck or a fire. It can be any kind of fire such as : construction fire, woods on fire or any type of fire. They fight fires and help people who are in need.
What education do I have to have?
I need to have at least an associates degree in fire science, and I have to get certified in certain things. The things I need to get certified in are: EMT certification, paramedic certification and a state certification. I also need to attend a fire academy, pass a medical examination, pass fitness tests, and a written exam.
What are the three top colleges?
- University of Florida
- University of Alaska Fairbanks
- Oklahoma State
How much does a firefighter make?
- $37,000 annually in NC
- $40,000 annually in SC
- $47,000 annually in Virginia
Employment of firefighters is projected to grow 7 percent from 2012 to 2022, slower than the average for all occupations.
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