What is the oldest tool used in the fire service?
Historically speaking, armies are the oldest branch of military service. Armies are the oldest means of fighting a war. Land conflict being the oldest form of combat. The Phoneticians and Greeks and perhaps the Egyptians invented the second oldest form of military service, the navy. Galleys were used throughout the Mediterranean Sea for centuries before the first century AD.
The roles of fire and rescue service employees are those defined within the Integrated Personnel Development System and set out in accredited occupational standards determined by the Emergency Fire Services Vocational Standards Group. The roles used shall be as the fire and rescue authority considers necessary and specific activities within those roles will be determined by the authority to meet the local needs of the service based on risk. to put out a fire