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Become a Firefighter

Cockeysville VFC is the oldest volunteer fire company in Baltimore County, and you’ve chosen a great company to begin your journey as a fireman. Today’s firefighter is a person of many talents, responding to calls ranging from fire alarms to medical emergencies. In fact, almost 80% of our calls are medical in nature.

10 Traits of a Good Firefighter

Do you wonder if you would make a good firefighter? These are 10 traits that are essential to success in the fire service.

  1. Integrity
  2. Physical Fitness
  3. Communication
  4. Flexibility/Adaptability
  5. Dedication
  6. Team Player
  7. Problem Solver
  8. Presents a Positive Image
  9. Tolerance
  10. Self-Sacrifice

Firefighter/EMT Jason Craver Discusses Fire 1 Class

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