A volunteer fire department (VFD) is a fire department composed of volunteers who perform fire suppression and other related emergency services for a local jurisdiction. According to the National Volunteer Fire Council, 73 percent of firefighters in the United States are members of VFDs.
(for I feel better about myself because just like if I ever needed help I know that I'm giving back something to the community but I do it for myself. Plus the adrenaline rush)
(fight to flight syndrome, nervousness, tunnel vision, burn)
Not at all hard to take
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Very intense, gut renching job and can take me to the extremes especially when that MayDay horn is blown and you might have minutes or only just seconds to bailout or evacuate the building. Sometimes you question one's authority and wonder if you're going to make it out alive or not and also seeing the victims is hard on me dead or alive and worst of all especially if you know the person[s].
< $25 monthly
burn, nervousness, fight to flight syndrome, tunnel vision
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