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What Is A Code 4? Firefighter Radio Codes And When They Are Used

The emergency services have their own unique language, you will have noticed this if you ever listened to firefighters, police, or ambulances, even just on the TV.They have a set of radio codes that will let them communicate complex, important information in a fast and standardized fashion. But, what do these codes mean, and what are …

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What age do I need to be to become a firefighter? The ultimate guide

You’ll often hear people saying that it’s never too late to make a career change, and this is often correct. Sure, you can become a teacher, painter, or banker at any age – you’re just changing locations from one office to another. However, does this advice still apply when it comes to the more active professions, …

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What Exactly Is A Firefighter Endorsement? Is It Necessary?

You know what? The dictionary definition of an endorsement is the act of giving one’s approval to something. So you might be forgiven for thinking that a firefighter’s endorsement is the approval of fire safety precautions in some big building. But it turns out that a Firefighter endorsement means something else entirely….So, what exactly is …

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