Why does the Fire Department bring the fire engine just for a simple inspection?
The Fire Department brings the fire engine for two reasons. First, these inspections are conducted by on-duty engine companies that must be ready to respond to an emergency call from the field. This is why you almost always see the personnel together as a crew with the fire engine out with them when they are out of the fire station. Second, an important part of the value of the public safety inspection is to familiarize your local firefighters with the buildings and businesses in Midlothian. While they check for hazards and consult with business owners on how best to eliminate or minimize the likelihood of a fire, they also familiarize themselves with access points and the layout of the facility.

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1. What responsibilities do firefighters have other than fighting fires?
2. Why does the Fire Department bring the fire engine just for a simple inspection?
3. Why did you chop that big hole in my roof? The fire was in the kitchen, not the attic!