DiscoverThe Dog WalkThursday 12/7/23 - Retired Firefighter Commissioner Reveals How To Become a Firefighter Today
Thursday 12/7/23 - Retired Firefighter Commissioner Reveals How To Become a Firefighter Today

Thursday 12/7/23 - Retired Firefighter Commissioner Reveals How To Become a Firefighter Today

Update: 2023-12-07
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(00:00 ) Intro
(0:58 ) How he started
(2:56 ) Firefighter strike
(7:16 ) Becoming a firefighter
(19:50 ) Busier fire houses
(27:48 ) Firehouse positions
(30:35 ) Time off
(35:31 ) EMS runs
(38:22 ) Calculated risks
(40:42 ) Flashovers & rollovers
(46:16 ) Close calls?
(49:55 ) 9/11
(55:10 ) Other positions
(59:17 ) Toughest part about job?
(1:10:13 ) Outro

Mark Nielsen from the Chicago Fire Department joins the show to talk about his career as a firefighter. We get into how he started in this field, what it takes to become a firefighter, the craziest things he's seen on the job, and more.


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Thursday 12/7/23 - Retired Firefighter Commissioner Reveals How To Become a Firefighter Today

Thursday 12/7/23 - Retired Firefighter Commissioner Reveals How To Become a Firefighter Today

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