The Job of a Firefighter

October 2008
Weekly Reader - Edition 2;Oct2008, Vol. 78, Special section p2
This article presents facts about firefighters. Firefighters extinguish fires in a burn building, a special building that is set on fire and used for training. They stay overnight at the fire station. They sleep in beds called bunks. To stay safe, firefighters wear turnout gear. The gear includes a helmet, a mask, a jacket, pants, boots and gloves.


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