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How To Become a Firefighter in Georgia

How To Become a Firefighter in Georgia

Georgia is home to some of the most historical residential and commercial areas in the entire country.  It’s home to Stone Mountain and Six Flags over Georgia, one of the most famous theme parks in the US.  Because of the rapid population growth in Georgia over recent years, Georgia is also one of the faster [...]

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How To Become a Firefighter in Idaho

How To Become a Firefighter in Idaho

Idaho – Home of some of the largest forested areas in the country.  Idaho is known for its epic sweeping skyline and mountainous terrain.  Idaho like Utah and other states, has been going through somewhat of a drought, making it a prime target for wildland wildfires.  As a result, the demand for wildland firefighters as [...]

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How To Become a Firefighter in Utah

How To Become a Firefighter in Utah

Utah is best known for Moab, Utah where some of the best off-roading happens every year with the annual Jeep Safari.  Utah is also home to Salt Lake City and one of the most disaster prepared states in the US.  Unfortunately the last few years have been pretty rough on the state of Utah when [...]

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How To Become a Firefighter in Washington

How To Become a Firefighter in Washington

Washington is home of one of the most amazing skylines in all of the US.  There’s a good reason so many high tech startups and other business ventures start in Seattle.  It’s also the home to some of America’s best rock music and has one of the most interesting laid back cultures in the entire United [...]

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How To Become a Volunteer Firefighter

How To Become a Volunteer Firefighter

Volunteer work alone is usually satisfying and morally rewarding.  Volunteering your time as a firefighter is different, but in a good way.  You not only get the satisfaction of helping people and the feel-good moral confidence boost, but you also get the opportunity to network and meet with people that could significantly impact the outcome of [...]

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Firefighting Qualifications

Firefighting Qualifications

So you might be asking yourself – What are the “ideal” qualifications to be a firefighter?  Yes, you have already read the basics and our detailed hiring tips, but you might not know exactly what the intangibles are that hiring officers might be looking for when trying to find the best candidate.  While we’ve covered [...]

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How to Become Familiar with a Firefighter Exam

How to Become Familiar with a Firefighter Exam

It’s actually quite easy these days to become familiar with a firefighter exam and there are tons of resources for you to better inform yourself about the firefighter exam process.  Right now, having an online resource is absolutely huge and should be used to your full advantage.  We are going to look at some of [...]

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Top Firefighter Training Schools

Top Firefighter Training Schools

If you are one of the lucky individuals that can afford to go to a state university here in the United States, you are in luck.  Across the country there are numerous schools that you can attend that have reputable fire science programs.  As a result, this can be confusing when trying to navigate the [...]

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Steps You Can Take to Become a Firefighter

Steps You Can Take to Become a Firefighter

Most state requirements are pretty specific when it comes down to brass tax on figuring out what it takes to get employed as a firefighter.  You have the application process, the background checks, the written and physical exam.  You also have the board interview.  But what we haven’t covered is what you can do externally [...]

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Firefighter Workout Routine

Firefighter Workout Routine

There’s absolutely no denying that Firefighters are athletes.  As a firefighter you have to be in absolute top shape if you want a chance to do your job well in life threatening situations.  Being out of shape is not something you want to have to deal with when being commissioned to retrieve someone from a [...]

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How to Become a Firefighter in Texas

How to Become a Firefighter in Texas

Texas – Lone Star State and home of America’s football team – the Dallas Cowboys.  While Texas is widely known across the country for its extremely heavy emphasis on football, what’s not publicized quite as often is the high number of very talented urban and wild land firefighters Texas claims for her own.  Texas has [...]

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Preparing For a Non-Written Firefighter Training Exam

Preparing For a Non-Written Firefighter Training Exam

We’ve already covered what you can expect during the psychological exam and the written portion of the firefighter examination so now we are going to dive into the details on each exercise you can expect to participate in when going through the candidate physical ability test otherwise known as the CPAT.  The CPAT can be [...]

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