Nate Denver is a musician, artist, writer, fire fighter from San Francisco. He now lives in Los Angeles and enjoys eating ice cream and peanut butter nearly every day. Did you know that in order to be a Los Angeles Firefighter, you have to pass a written test as well as pass the Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT). The CPAT is a pass/fail test includes the following events: Stair Climb, Hose Drag, Equipment, Ladder Raise & Extension, Forcible Entry, Search, Rescue, and Ceiling Breach & Pull. In addition to those tests, firefighters must have a valid EMT certificate and must also be nonsmokers.
Location: Pasadena, California.