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    Default What type of work do you like the most?

    What Type of firefighting work do you like? Truck, Engine, Rescue, EMS? Me, i like engine.

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    Engine.
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    I dont really get a choice, it all depends on how fast i respond, but i would prefer to work off the engine.

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    Truck, no question about it.

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    Engine, no doubt about it.
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    Rescue work is my favorite.
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    My usual assignment on my volunteer department is to do truckie work.We don't climb roofs when the fire was burning more than 5 minutes(and all we really know is how long it took us to get there)so my ventilation work so far has involved opening doors and putting a fan six feet back from it and getting a window or another door opened up.
    Haven't had to do any rescues yet and hope that if I do,it's a successful one.You can keep any body recovery calls,thank you very much.
    Everybody likes to do the engine work though and I do too.Guess I'm learning to be an all around FF a little at a time.

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    Truck, truck, truck, truck, truck. Oh, and the tip if I can get it.

    I get paid to break shlt. When I was a kid and broke a window I got in trouble. When I was a kid and put a hole in the wall I got in trouble. NOW, if I dont do those things, I get in trouble. Gotta love this job.

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    Well, we dont have traditional truck and engine company functions. Everyone is cross trained and may find themselves doing either job regardless of what rig they roll in on. It all depends on when your arrive and what needs to be done at the time.

    Here Im an engineer, mostly on the engine but from time to time both the truck and squad as well. However, if I worked in a big city that ran traditional truck companys, I might like to give that a try in a back seat position. Looks interesting and I too love to break stuff.
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    I like Engine and Ems , but if needed Truck also .

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    ill have to say that im mostly a truck guy. after that, rescue. the engine stuff just doesnt really intrest me all that much.
    Your a daisy if you do.

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    Truck

    A bad day on the Truck is better than a good day on the Engine.
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    Though I am a engine my preference is to get back on a TRUCK. No ems alarms, no hose to pick up, and no one drag in with me.

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    engine all the way
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tommyk236
    Though I am a engine my preference is to get back on a TRUCK. No ems alarms, no hose to pick up, and no one drag in with me.
    Now, Now. Dont go and give the truckies a bad name by not helping the engine take up.

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    its all about the truck hellz yeah



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    Rescue all the way. when the engine and truck crews can't get it done, they call for the RESCUE!!!!

    Engine is nice only if I'm on the nozzle.
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