In this program host Jeff Gardner introduces career firefighter Allen McWhirter. He discusses the techniques of fighting dangerous fires and why he has dedicated his life to his occupation. Subjects Covered Include: Why firefighters need to be in good physical condition? Is being a firefighter dangerous? Do I need to go to college to be a firefighter? What courses should I take to become a firefighter. Do girls make good firefighters? Related careers to firefighting. Why is it important to stay at the fire station? What types of fires are there? What is the purpose of the fire dog? Why are firetrucks certain colors? What are the duties of firefighters? Grades 4-8. 14 minutes on DVD.