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+63The fire science degree is an enigma to some, mainly due to the fact that firefighters for many years were not expected to have higher education. But as demand for positions increase, so does the quality of candidates. Firefighters are no longer competing amongst high school graduates, but candidates with associate and bachelor degrees as well. FireLink has recently partnered with ...Rated: +63
+55Smokejumpers are highly trained wildfire firefighters deployed to remote locations. They are parachuted in to to secure fires otherwise unreachable by local forces. By making use of high-altitude aircraft, smokejumpers are able to reach fires faster, cheaper, and better equipped than any road-bound vehicle. Because smokejumping forces are limited to small teams, most of us don't get a chance to see ...Rated: +55
+27FireLink has partnered with Informed, the premier publisher for public safety field guides, to provide our members with exclusive downloadable versions of the Fire & Rescue Field Guide, free of charge. The new Fire & Rescue Field Guide™ offers instant access to vital information for all fire and rescue personnel, including supervisors and commanders. It puts critical response information at your ...Rated: +27
+23Wondering what kind of education you need to complete as a department applicant? Here are some things to keep in mind as you start your career in fire & rescue or scout interest in a promotion. Education and Training Applicants for firefighting jobs are usually required to have at least a high school diploma, but candidates with some education after high ...Rated: +23
So, You Want to Be a Paramedic? Be warned: it takes sacrifice, long hours, horrible weather conditions, heavy lifting, being bled and spat upon, and exposed to who knows how many ...