About 60 year olds and fires. One could spend 40 years at sea and never have to fight a fire in a gash bin let alone an engine room. Firefighters ashore will be lucky ( for bragging rights ) to get one mega fire where the Brigade CFO takes command, in a career. Fixed systems, smoke detectors, building regs, H&S, better materials etc have reduced the likelihood of fire or its effect or duration. Fortunately for us and the Fire Brigades they have other talents and duties to keep them occupied and us safe.