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Firemen's Route Knowledge

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This is not a purely historical question, but largely. Did firemen have to sign routes before they fired them, owing to a road's firing characteristics, assisting with signal sighting, etc.?
 
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This is not a purely historical question, but largely. Did firemen have to sign routes before they fired them, owing to a road's firing characteristics, assisting with signal sighting, etc.?

Basically no - they were mentored by the driver ...
 
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