Santa Claus' outfit looks a lot like firefighter’s turn-out
white trim resembles the reflective part of the
turn-out gear with similar placement.
wears red suspenders—firefighters wear red suspenders (the old
joke—Why do firefighter wear red suspenders?
To hold their pants up).
has protective foot gear like firefighters—boots.
Santa goes out on the job, where does he go?
Straight to the chimney or fireplace (the fire).
bag is as big as a firefighter’s turn-out gear bag.
beard might just be camouflage for an air mask.
have the fire pole, Santa has the North Pole.
are virtually the only real heroes that have done, or that can do
some of the feats that Santa has done.
go to work in a large, usually red vehicle, with flashing red
sleigh is big and red, and thanks to Rudolph, it has a flashing
have various means of aerial attack from fire trucks with
aerial ladders, to helicopters, and other aircraft.
Santa’s sleigh covers all of these, and more.
go to a fire station. Santa
is stationed at the North Pole (remove the heat, one of the ways
to put out the fire—the fire tetrahedron).
spend time training and preparing for the call-to-duty, the next
Santa spends his time preparing for the next
work with (usually) a bunch of other men.
Santa has the elves (usually pictured as male elves).
trucks are equipped with large water tanks, with pumps to deliver
water under great pressure through a complement of various fire
hoses. Well, I would
like to remind you that they ARE called RAINdeer for a reason.
the only people that kids look up to as much as Santa, are