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Phone: 503-823-3700

Fax: 503-823-3710

55 SW Ash Street, Portland, OR 97204

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Physical Agility Test

 
The Physical Agility Test (PAT) measures the capabilities of firefighter candidates along ten (10) job-specific areas including simulated ladder rack, hose carry, electric fan, fan placement, ladder raise, ladder halyard, body drag, foam bucket carry, simulated hose pull, and the truck ladder climb. These tasks are designed to test strength, stamina, endurance, agility, and ability to work at heights. Candidates must complete the Physical Agility Test within PF&R’s time standard of 8 minutes and 2 seconds.