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    No cost to the test.

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    Thx again!

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    Results are in for phase one. How'd everybody do?

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    No where near as well as I thought I did as with a lot of people I know. Not sure how they scored this test. Eventhough the written score does not mean a thing I wished I would have done better.

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    I thought the same thing, as did a few guys i work with. The test felt "easy". That foam test was terribly awkward.

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    Agreed about the FOAM it was a very uncomfortable thing to do, and if your not in the 90 band you don't stand a chance of moving on from what I hear.

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    Does anybody know what the residency requirement is upon appointment?

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    Same here I thought I did a lot better than I actually did. But passing is passing I guess! 3 years ago the test was a lot easier. Now I'm just nervous to pass the physical and see how I did on my foam, and yea if your not in the 90 band chances are they won't get to you. Anybody know what the test was out of? Had to have a 60 to pass

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    Not sure what the test was out of I have never heard of a minimum passing score of being 60.

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    Well post those scores already! I got an 82

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    Anybody going to the practice physical?

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    Probably not the YouTube video gives you a good idea on what to expect.

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    So, if one candidate received 99% on the written test and another candidate received 61%, both candidates are then considered equal going into the physical agility test?

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    Yes. You will be graded on the responses from your FOAM interview and placed in a hiring band. The written and physical agility are pass/fail only.

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    Does anybody know what the departments residency requirement is?

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    Well the firefighter mile is pretty intense! They have made a few changes due to the fact that most people were not passing some of the stations.

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    What changes were made?

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    Smaller tire and shorter table for the tire strike station. The hose bundle does not have as many ties on it.. So it's not as hard to loose what hose you are on.

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    Blachatch I'm assuming you took the test? I took it saturday and passed all 10 events with all 10 points. The only one that was hard the blind crawl I thought. Still made me sweat my *** off, I was pretty lucky the 3 people that were with me testing as well all failed. One of them for CPR. Felt kind of bad for them. I'm guessing we will get our band results sometime early September hopefully

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    So say I were to have gotten an 81 on the exam and a 10/10 on the physical agility test, how are my chances looking? Does it really all hinge on the FOAM?

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