The First Twenty is a common expression in the fire service meaning that the first twenty minutes of a fire are the most crucial. It is twenty minutes that define the skill and judgment of a firefighter and often dictate the outcome. This critical and short window of time determines the difference between recovery or loss, as well as life or death for both the firefighter and the victims.
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The First Twenty is a non-profit dedicated to the unmet fitness and wellness needs of our nation's firefighters. By Firefighters for Firefighters, in 2012 The First Twenty introduced the Nation's first ever comprehensive fitness and wellness program for firefighters.
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