Do you get paid to be a volunteer firefighter?

Do you get paid to be a volunteer firefighter?

Volunteer firefighters do not get paid, but they can get reimbursed. Reimbursement is usually a small amount of tax-free money for time spent on shifts, responding to calls and training. The amount is usually at the discretion of the department.

Which celebrity lost a ‘look-alike’ contest of themselves?

Dolly Patron once entered a look-alike contest without revealing her actual identity. She ended up losing to the contest to a drag-queen.

When was America colonized?

When the London Company sent out its first expedition to begin colonizing Virginia on December 20, 1606, it was by no means the first European attempt to exploit North America. In 1564, for example, French Protestants (Huguenots) built a colony near what is now Jacksonville, Florida.

What conditions are needed for a grasshopper to hop?

A grasshopper needs a minimum temperature of 62 * F in order to be able to hop.

What exactly is evaporated milk?

Evaporated milk, also known as dehydrated milk, is a shelf-stable canned milk product with about 60% of the water removed from fresh milk. It differs from sweetened condensed milk, which contains added sugar. Sweetened condensed milk requires less processing since the added sugar inhibits bacterial growth.

Can graphite conduct electricity?

Graphite is an electric conductor, consequently, useful in such applications as arc lamp electrodes. It can conduct electricity due to the vast electron delocalization within the carbon layers (a phenomenon called aromaticity). These valence electrons are free to move, so are able to conduct electricity.

Who invented the cigarette?

The first commercial cigarettes were made in 1865 by Washington Duke on his 300-acre farm in Raleigh, North Carolina. His hand-rolled cigarettes were sold to soldiers at the end of the Civil War. It was not until James Bonsack invented the cigarette-making machine in 1881 that cigarette smoking became widespread.

What does the phrase Ship Ahoy mean?

ahoy. From “a-hoy”; ‘hoy’ being a Middle English greeting dating back to the fourteenth century. Interjection[edit] (nautical) Used to hail a ship, a boat or a person, or to attract attention.