Put out fires and also give medical attention to anyone.
In a fire house, or in a firetruck, but when on a call you would most likely be outside.
In Missouri firefighters make about $47,540 a year.
Preparation or training needed
Have to have a high school diploma or equivalent, a written exam, pass a physical test, pass a medical exam, complete firefighter training, also EMT training, last would be long-term training.
5 important skills or abilities
Notice when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. Use reasoning to discover answers to problems. Operate and control equipment. Analyze a accident and understand what to do.
Recommended elective classes
Construction, Driver education, Physical education, safety and first aid.
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