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9 Reasons EMS Rules

Kayla Baxter | FireLink

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#3: The Pace

The rush and adrenaline of each and every call never gets old. You never know what you’re going to get, and you’re always on your toes. Now that’s a fun job!

#2: Getting Paid for Helping

Chances are you’d probably help that person choking in a restaurant for free by rushing over and performing the Heimlich. But EMTs get PAID to help people out!

#1: Saving Lives

There is nothing quite like realizing that you’ve saved another person’s life. It’s humbling, awe-inspiring, and invigorating all at the same time. At the end of the day, you get to go home knowing that you gave someone else the gift of a lifetime. And then you get to go back to work and do it all over again. And again. How many people can say that?

Why do you love being a first responder? Tell us in the comments below!