Firefighter Reading Comprehension Test
You are logged in as customer LOG OUT

Firefighter Reading Comprehension Test

Although some departments and districts may refer to the firefighter reading test as verbal comprehension, reading ability, or written comprehension, it has been found that the reading section of the firefighter aptitude test is the most common area assessed among aspiring firefighters nationwide.

The reading comprehension section measures critical thinking skills and understanding of the English language (both written and spoken). The section generally includes a number of reading passages, mainly related to fire services, and is followed by questions pertaining to that specific article.

Importance of Reading Comprehension

As the most common section of the firefighter written test, reading comprehension is clearly considered an essential basic skill for firefighters. Firefighters are required to be able to routinely read and understand sometimes complicated narrative text, such as incident reports. Furthermore, firefighters need to be able to comprehend event descriptions, radio communications, and understand and follow verbal orders.

Prepare for the Reading Comprehension Test

JobTestPrep's firefighter reading comprehension practice tests will help you to develop strategies and skills for the actual test. We offer a complete Firefighter Practice Test pack containing reading comprehension practice material to strengthen reading speed, accuracy, comprehension, and approach.

Learn More About the Firefighter Test Sections
Mechanical Reasoning Math Reasoning Spatial Orientation
Situational Judgement Observation & Memory Personality

Firefighter Basic Practice Pack Firefighter Premium Practice Pack
Back to Firefighter Written Exam About Firefighter Test Preparation
Firefighter Exam by Assessment Company Firefighter Test by State


Not what you were looking for?
Need Help question mark
minimize close
Need Help question mark
Please fill out the form below and we will contact you soon.
Your message was sent. We will contact you shortly.
There was a problem sending your message. Please try again in a few minutes.