Firefighters intervene as first responders (first aid) and fight fires. They operate rescue equipment, ladders, fire pumps, fire hose nozzles, etc. They carry out rescue missions in high places, confined spaces or inside wrecked vehicles, etc. As part of their duties, they may be responsible for ensuring firefighting equipment is in good working condition and educating the public on fire safety. It is an essential occupation that requires courage, selflessness and high tolerance to stress. A job as a firefighter is suitable for people in excellent physical condition who like to work in a team.