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Fire Suppression

Firefighter Duties

Responsibilities of today's firefighter extend well beyond the job title.  In fact, over 70 percent of Tacoma Fire Departments call volume consists of medical emergencies. When not responding to alarms, firefighters have a variety of other duties including fire code inspections, pre-fire planning, community presentations on fire prevention, disaster preparedness, and other public safety issues.