Do Fire Fighters get to see/stay at home with their family?

I want to become a Fire Fighter, and that's my major. My Aunt told me that I would need to stay in live in my fire department so in case if a fire breaks out. Does this mean I will never get to see my family, and what's the point in buying a house for me and my family and I am going to be living in my fire... show more I want to become a Fire Fighter, and that's my major. My Aunt told me that I would need to stay in live in my fire department so in case if a fire breaks out. Does this mean I will never get to see my family, and what's the point in buying a house for me and my family and I am going to be living in my fire department? Thank you all, and I'll await your feedback.
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