What does a firefighter's workday routine consist of?
A typical 24-hour shift will begin with the firefighters inspecting all of their safety gear and equipment. The firefighter / paramedics will also inspect the medical equipment that they use on medical aids. The engineer (driver) will inspect the fire engine and other fire apparatus to ensure that they are ready. While the crew is completing the inspections, the Captain will schedule the day’s activities. This can include training drills, building inspections, physical fitness, report writing, and other assigned tasks or projects. Also, of course, they respond to both emergency and routine calls for assistance.

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1. When there is only a small fire, why do so many fire engines respond?
2. Why do I have to call 911? If I call the fire station directly, wouldn't it save time?
3. Why does Poway need a ladder truck?
4. What does a firefighter's workday routine consist of?
5. Why do I see firefighters working out while on duty?
6. Why do I see the firefighters at the store shopping for food while they are on duty?
7. What do firefighters do when they are not on emergency calls?
8. What can I do to protect my house from wildland fires?
9. Do I need to put a smoke detector in every room? How many do I need?
10. What kind of fire extinguisher should I buy for my home?
11. When I call the paramedics, why does a fire engine show up?
12. Where can I go for CPR classes?
13. Who should I call for a hydrant leaking, fire hazards, and inspections?