Fire Fighter (383) Enlisted Personnel

Operates and maintains fire fighting equipment, rescues people and salvages articles during a fire.
Connects hose couplings to pump and to hydrant, tightens hose connection with spanner wrench, lays hose, turns on hydrant with wrench, handles hose nozzle, and sprays water on fire. Uses chemical spray for petroleum fires. Rescues people and salvages articles of value during fire. Keeps fire fighting equipment clean and in good operating condition.
May drive fire trick. May supervise a crew of fire fighters in fighting fires.
Uses ladder, ax, spanner wrench, and gas mask.
Must be familiar with methods of extinguishing incendiary bombs. Must understand demolition methods in preventing the spread of fire. Must know resuscitation and first-aid treatment.