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๐Ÿง‘โ€๐Ÿš’ Firefighter emoji

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What does ๐Ÿง‘โ€๐Ÿš’ Firefighter emoji mean?

The Firefighter emoji ๐Ÿง‘โ€๐Ÿš’ displays a firefighter. It is commonly used to refer to actual firefighters and fire departments. Figuratively, the Firefighter emoji ๐Ÿง‘โ€๐Ÿš’ is sometimes used when describing something as โ€œhot,โ€ โ€œlit,โ€ or being โ€œon fire.โ€ In either case, it is often used alongside the Fire emoji ๐Ÿ”ฅ and/or the Fire Engine emoji ๐Ÿš’.

The Firefighter emoji ๐Ÿง‘โ€๐Ÿš’ is also used along with the hashtag #InternationalFirefightersDay to show appreciation to firefighters on May 4, which is International Firefighters Day.

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๐Ÿ‘จโ€โš•๏ธ Man Health Worker emoji, ๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€โš•๏ธ Woman Health Worker emoji, ๐Ÿ”ฅ Fire emoji

Where does ๐Ÿง‘โ€๐Ÿš’ Firefighter emoji come from?

The Firefighter emoji ๐Ÿง‘โ€๐Ÿš’ was added to Emoji 12.1 in 2019. If a platform supports combining emoji, it is created by combining the Person emoji ๐Ÿง‘ with the Fire Engine emoji ๐Ÿš’.

On most major platforms, the emoji resembles a yellow-skinned individual wearing a brown firefighter uniform and a red helmet. On Google and WhatsApp, the uniform is red. The Apple and Samsung version of the emoji holds a fire ax and the WhatsApp version holds a fire hose. The Twitter version of the emoji has suspenders and lacks an emblem on the helmet. The emoji can be customized with a variety of skin tones or to more explicitly resemble a man or a woman.

The Firefighter emoji ๐Ÿง‘โ€๐Ÿš’ is used on the social media accounts of many fire departments. It is often used alongside status updates or fire safety advice.

The Firefighter emoji ๐Ÿง‘โ€๐Ÿš’ is also often used to show appreciation to firefighters, first responders, and emergency personnel. In this context, it is often used alongside the Police Officer emoji ๐Ÿ‘ฎ, the Health Worker emoji ๐Ÿง‘โ€โš•๏ธ, and the Construction Worker emoji ๐Ÿ‘ท.

Examples of ๐Ÿง‘โ€๐Ÿš’ Firefighter emoji

Fire prevention week.... are you prepared? ๐Ÿง‘โ€๐Ÿš’๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿš’
@IWC_FIRE_RESCUE, October 5, 2020
COW-ABUNGA: Two Middle Tennessee fire departments worked together to rescue a young bull that got trapped in a frozen pond Wednesday. ๐Ÿง‘โ€๐Ÿš’๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿš’
@newschannelnine, February 17, 2021

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Who uses ๐Ÿง‘โ€๐Ÿš’ Firefighter emoji?

The Firefighter emoji ๐Ÿง‘โ€๐Ÿš’ is used to refer to actual firefighters.

The Firefighter emoji ๐Ÿง‘โ€๐Ÿš’ is also used when metaphorically describing something as hot or on fire.

On May 4, the Firefighter emoji ๐Ÿง‘โ€๐Ÿš’ is used to commemorate International Firefighters Day.

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