Volunteer Firefighting: The Professional Volunteer Fire Department: Preparedness

05/16/2013
By Thomas A. Merrill Chances are your neighbors and friends know you are a volunteer firefighter. However, they really do not think of you as strictly a volunteer. In their mind, they think of you simply as a firefighter. Most likely, they take great comfort in the fact that you live nearby. Not only are you most likely considered trustworthy but also competent and dependable. They believe that you will be able to help them out in their time of need. They could care less if you are volunteer or paid. Your neighbors and friends don't understand or necessarily care about all the different job classifications we might have in the volunteer fire service--structural, interior, non-structural, ...

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