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The Job By Stephen Walsh
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Photos of Boston area Firefighters in action over 2013 and 2014.
Defiant The Guinea Pig: Firefighter! By Rachel and Henry Gee
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Defiant the Guinea Pig is a lazy lump who spends all day in bed eating carrot pies and reading his Captain Extraordinary comics. When Defiant's mother tells him to leave home and find a job, he... More > becomes the smallest and unlikeliest new recruit in the City Fire Service. But Defiant's new life as a firefighter begins just as a new wave of fires sweep the city. Can Defiant and his firefighting friend Vermifuge the Armadillo find the firestarter? Can they save the city from going up in smoke? And will Defiant make his Mum proud?< Less
Street Smart Firefighting (" - ") The Common Sense Guide to Firefighter Safety and Survival By Robert Bingham
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Finally, An Exciting New Approach To Really Improve Your Fireground Operations! This book is the most practical, no no-nonsense and "tell-it-like-it-is" resource you will find. It is an... More > immensely useful guide, filled with new ideas you can use. The advice is sound, insightful, and can be used by rookie firefighters, experienced chiefs, and everybody in between. Bob tells many true stories and speaks in a down-to-earth style, and that makes for a good easy read. The book is filled with common sense and introduces new concepts. When you are finished reading this book you will be better prepared to do your job, and it could save your life! About the Author: Chief Robert C. Bingham, a 31-year veteran of the fire service, served as a deputy chief in the District of Columbia Fire Department, where he was a command officer for 15 years. He has also taught at the National Fire Academy.< Less
The UNICUS HEAT Training System for Firefighters By Frank Nunez
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The UNICUS H.E.A.T. Training System is the first comprehensive training program designed specifically for firefighters and the job they perform. With 12 fully detailed workouts, you now have a years... More > worth of programming that is both biomechanically and functionally correct for your body and the job of firefighting.< Less
Many Women Strong: A Handbook for Women Firefighters By U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
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Women have a long history as firefighters, yet only recently have significant numbers of women begun to choose the fire service as a career. While some volunteer fire departments have included women... More > for years, many others are beginning to do so only now. A woman considering volunteer service or a career as a firefighter often has many questions. What does the work involve? How can I best prepare myself for it? What are the challenges and rewards of firefighting? How will the fire department and the other firefighters accept me? This handbook was created to help women who would like to become career, volunteer, or seasonal firefighters, as well as those who have just started on the job and are seeking guidance. It offers insights and suggestions from women who have been there: female firefighters, officers, and chiefs from all across the country. It attempts to present firefighting as it really is--neither glamorized nor trivialized--and to share answers to questions women commonly have...< Less
The “People Power” Job Superbook: Book 15. Outdoor - Green - Eco - Environmental Job Guide (Natural Resources, Conservation, Parks, Forestry - Lumber, Recreation, Firefighter, Green Energy - Building) By Tony Kelbrat
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Outdoor jobs generally go in five categories: 1.) Outdoor recreation and outdoor guides. 2.) Environmental and ecology. 3.) Agriculture. 4.) Parks and government natural resources. 5.) Other... More > jobs where being outdoors is incidental to the job. The pay is not extremely high in any of these jobs but if you get to be outdoors and you get paid for doing something you love doing then an outdoor job is way better than any office job. Many local vocational schools offer technician type courses for outdoor work. General outdoor recreation books are at #796 to #799 at the library. Books about agriculture are at: 630. Agriculture. 631. Farming. 632. Plant science. 633. Field crops. 634. Orchards, small fruit, forestry. 635. Horticulture, garden crops. 636. Livestock and domestic animals. 637. Dairy and related industries. 638. Insect culture. 639. Nondomesticated animals.< Less
Blood, Sweat, Tears, and Prayers: Firefighting and EMS from Some of the Toughest Streets in America By Gary Ludwig
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Author Gary Ludwig was an innocent eighteen-year-old kid when he began his first job with the City of St. Louis in 1977. With his newbie status, he was assigned to work on an ambulance on the... More > city’s north side. Ludwig’s first call involved a woman in labor. He didn’t have medical training or an EMT license and certainly no experience delivering babies. That first call started an incredible journey where Ludwig witnessed things he’ll never forget and saw others he wishes he hadn’t. In Blood, Sweat, Tears, and Prayers, he tells of working thirty-four years of his thirty-seven-year-career in two of the toughest cities in the United States—St. Louis and Memphis. He crossed paths with presidents, a pope, people who became his friends, and many he’d met at the worst time of their life. Ludwig tells the heart-wrenching stories of dealing with death and tragedy but also the celebration of a life saved. He shares the emotions, the laughs, and the tears that come with being a firefighter and a paramedic.< Less
Blood, Sweat, Tears, and Prayers: Firefighting and EMS from Some of the Toughest Streets in America By Gary Ludwig
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Author Gary Ludwig was an innocent eighteen-year-old kid when he began his first job with the City of St. Louis in 1977. With his newbie status, he was assigned to work on an ambulance on the... More > city’s north side. Ludwig’s first call involved a woman in labor. He didn’t have medical training or an EMT license and certainly no experience delivering babies. That first call started an incredible journey where Ludwig witnessed things he’ll never forget and saw others he wishes he hadn’t. In Blood, Sweat, Tears, and Prayers, he tells of working thirty-four years of his thirty-seven-year-career in two of the toughest cities in the United States—St. Louis and Memphis. He crossed paths with presidents, a pope, people who became his friends, and many he’d met at the worst time of their life. Ludwig tells the heart-wrenching stories of dealing with death and tragedy but also the celebration of a life saved. He shares the emotions, the laughs, and the tears that come with being a firefighter and a paramedic.< Less
A Guide to Becoming a Firefighter in Australia: All You Need to Know About: Applying & Testing, Assessments & Selection, Training & Working, In the Fire and Rescue Service: Covers All Australian State and Territory Fire and Rescue Services By Renato Rossi
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All you need to know about applying and testing, assessments and selection, & training and working and in the Fire and Rescue Service. Covers all Australian State and Territory Fire and Rescue... More > Services in individual sections. A Guide to Becoming a Firefighter will tell you all you need to know about your state fire service to help you make an informed decision about a career, and prepare you to be more competitive in the application and recruitment process. It also covers material on what to expect and how to prepare for training and life on the job. This guide is a must read for all general entry candidates, as well as their friends and families. It covers detailed information on how to become a firefighter, axillary firefighter, aviation firefighter, volunteer firefighter, or support worker, and all about - ENTRY ELEGIBILITY, APPLICATION AND TESTING, ASSESMENTS AND INTERVEIWS, MEDICAL AND HEALTH CRITERA, FITNESS PREPARATION, RECRUIT TRAINING AND LIFE ON THE JOB< Less
The Cavalry Is Coming By John Broyles
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Firefighters have a very difficult job. Sam Bracznyck and his crew with the 108th Fire Department know this very well. These are a few of his adventures.