A firefighter (also called a fireman or firewoman, although these terms have gone out of use in many countries) is trained and equipped to extinguish fires. Increasingly a firefighter is also a rescuer, trained and equipped to rescue people from car accidents, collapsed buildings and many more situations.The increasing complexity of modern industrialized life with an increase in the scale and complexity of hazards faced has stimulated both advances in firefighting technology and a broadening of the firefighter-rescuer’s remit. They ssometimes provide emergency medical services. The fire service, or fire and rescue service also known in some countries as the fire brigade or fire department, is one of the emergency services. Firefighting is the process and profession of extinguishing fires. Firefighting and firefighters have become ubiquitous around the world, from urban areas to wildland areas, and on board ships. Not all firefighters are paid for their services. In some countries, including the United States, Canada, Finland, Australia, and New Zealand, tthere are often paid, or „career“ firefighters working. Additionally, there are volunteer and „call“ or „retained“ (firefighters who are paid for the specific time they are responding to emergencies) firefighters who are not employed full time as firefighters. In the UUnited Kingdom and Ireland, the use of retained firefighters (who are part-time, but are paid when on duty) rather than volunteers is standard. Firefighting is an inherently difficult occupation. As such, the skills required for safe operations are ...
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