How much does the fire gear weigh?
The fireman's protective clothing (called turnouts or bunker gear) and the air tanks (called self-contained breathing apparatus or SCBA) can weigh up to 45 pounds or more.

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1. What should I do in the event of a fire?
2. How can I join the Fire Department?
3. Is there a physical fitness requirement to join the Department?
4. How can I prevent fires?
5. How big is the Wayne Volunteer Fire Department?
6. How much does the fire gear weigh?
7. How much do fire trucks cost?
8. How many fires does the department average in a year?