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First responder

I have finally done it.. I passed the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians. I did my best on the test, and the scores proved that. So I have now completed my first step in the fire service. I am now a First Responder.

Added by Fire Fighter 1713 on January 16, 2009 at 10:39pm — 3 Comments

Maltese Cross

The most common symbol used by Fire departments around the world is the

Maltese cross. It is often seen on fire trucks, uniforms and badges.

Its origins and reasons for being chosen as a universal Firefighter

symbol go back to the island of Malta in the 12th century.

The island of Malta was the home of the Knights of St. John who existed

during the 11th and 12th centuries. In order to identify themselves in

battle, when wearing full body armor, they needed a… Continue

Added by Fire Fighter 1713 on December 16, 2007 at 6:45pm — No Comments

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