Why does a fire engine respond when I call for an ambulance?

When I call for an ambulance, why do I sometimes see an ambulance from another town?

Why do I see fire engines or medic units go through intersections with their red lights flashing, and then turn them off? Are they just in a hurry to go somewhere?

Why do firefighters break windows and cut holes in roofs when the fire is inside a building?

If I were trapped in a burning building, would firefighters be able to rescue me?

When I see an emergency vehicle approaching while I am driving, should I always pull over to the right and stop?

How do I get a copy of a Fire Report?

I need a CPR course. Who teaches these courses locally?

Where can I get my blood pressure checked?

Can we schedule a fire engine presentation or station tour?

I recently received a telephone call asking for a donation that benefits my local Fire Department. Who receives the donations?

How are members of the Fire Department hired?

Why do so many fire apparatus respond to simple incidents?