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I’m Ready For My Close Up: Firefighters On Film and TV

I remember going to Universal Studios when I was younger and being on the scene of Backdraft. I had no idea what a backdraft was beforehand, but learning about it terrified me. Of course, if you’re considering a fire science degree, you probably went on that tour and thought “cool!” or recognized immediately what you wanted to be when you grew up.

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8 Informative Videos for Fire Science Students

One of the best ways to spread ideas and to attract attention is through informational videos. Not surprisingly, some of the dullest videos can be those that show educational content. However, some of the more interesting and informative videos are those that are designed for online education.

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How Fire Works? A Brief Overview

Fire can be many things. Warming. Destructive. Beautiful. But how does it work? How does something catch on fire? How can you start a fire, keep a fire going, or put out a fire? When you attain a degree in fire sciences, you will learn about the complex nature of the chemical reactions it takes to start a fire. For now, we have a short, fun, and informative, overview of how fire works and what it needs in order to burn.

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What to Look for in a Fire Science Degree Program

If you’re interested in pursuing a fire science degree, you might be a little confused as to what to look for and how to choose the right program. Many schools now offer degrees in fire science, making it that much more overwhelming. But have no fear! We’ve put together a checklist of the five most important factors to consider when choosing a fire science program. Hopefully you’ll find the process a little less intimidating and a little more exciting.

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An Intro to Fire Science: The Classifications of Fires

Fighting fires is an important science because it can save lives. Classifying fires allows firefighters to choose the appropriate fire-fighting agent to extinguish a fire. Each class of fire designates the fuel involved in the fire, such as wood, gas, or metals. Firefighters then can choose the most appropriate extinguishing agent to put out that fire, as well as avoid severe injuries. Fire Extinguisher 101 has the most comprehensive information about fire classes online. Throughout this article you will find links to their website, as well as quoted information about various methods on how to fight those different fires.

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