Skip to main content

Fire Science

This research guide identifies both print and online library resources for Fire Science.


Prep Step provides interactive online tests to help students succeed on the academic or licensing tests they must pass. Under "Jobs & Careers", click on "Firefighter" to access Firefighter Practice Tests. Instant scoring and customized feedback is provided. First time users are required to register to establish a personal account for future access and record keeping. (Most other library databases use the Canvas/e-mail logons.)

If you have not used Prep Step before, you will need to register for free. Click on Register at the top right, from the initial Prep Step screen.  You can choose your own username & password; we suggest using your Canvas information to make it easy to remember.

Once you are logged in, you can explore a career from the Career Preparation page. Go to "Learn More About a Career," link.  Go to "Firefighting."  Click on the link under "Firefighting."  Click Download eBook.  If you are unclear as to which category is for you, you can ask a librarian for help.