20 Best Fire Trucks In The World

I know what you’re thinking: ‘aren’t all fire trucks the same?’ Well, traditionally, firefighting vehicles seem to fit a particular look – bright red, very large with flashing lights. But, that’s not all they can look like. There are quite a few out there that broke the classic fire truck mold.  Basically, as long as … Read more

White Smoke VS Black Smoke 

White Smoke vs Black Smoke

Although smoke is highly dangerous, the color of smoke can help firefighters determine the source of the fire and potentially predict how the fire behaves next. When called to the scene of a fire, usually the Officer in charge of the scene will use the smoke color, density, speed and volume to locate the source … Read more

Can Firefighters Fill Up Your Pool?

Can Firefighters Fill Up Your Pool

Owning a swimming pool can be a wonderful experience, especially if you live in a country that is dominated by hot and sunny weather. Not only can your pool offer a respite from the heat, but it can also be used for keeping fit and hosting various parties. The only issue is that swimming pools … Read more

How High Do Fire Ladders Reach?

“How high do fire ladders reach?” is one of those questions in life which on a good day are pleasingly theoretical, like “How long is a piece of string?”. Even on really bad days though, you’re unlikely to depend on the answer to the piece of string question to save your life. But if the … Read more

What Do Firefighters Do When There Is No Fire?

Firefighters are the ones that answer the emergency calls of fire, and they’re in charge of safely putting the fires out, and making sure everyone is able to be safe. They face some pretty serious and dangerous situations sometimes, rushing headfirst into the danger in order to save as many lives as possible, real-life heroes.  … Read more

Why Do Firefighters Have To Shave?

Beards and facial hair are certainly a modern day fashion statement. Some years ago they may have been viewed as scruffy or made you look like a ‘hippie’, but nowadays, they’re all the rage. However, today, there are still some careers where the clean-shaven look is an expectation, and you can’t get away with having … Read more