"My husband and I both volunteer. We have two boys, River is 5 and Lochlan is 9 months. Actually I have been told or "asked" by my chief to not do interiors til the kids are older. Husband doesn't want me to ever do them. I am just…"
"Not an issue with me but do recall having husband and wife in the Department in the past and there were times we had Juniors babysitting kids in the station during calls. An some strange moments of who's going and who's staying?"
"i am a ff1 and my wife is ems. we just usually have our nights on and off but never at the same time so one of us is allways with the kids. the best part about having my wife volunteer in the same house is that i almost never have to hear about how…"
"I have been in the fire department my whole life. When my wife and I first started dating I encouraged her to join up as a way to spend more time together. Even though she was a little hesitant at first she joined and has since took a few courses so…"
"My wife and I both belong to fire company and it is great,My was the President of the fire company for 2 yrs and that is her side of Co,I have been an Asst.Chief for 4yrs and that is my side of Co so it works out well for us."
Taken many state offered courses over the years plus our in house training. Have also taken Mercy Flight's training several times.
I've been an Interior FF for most of my time in the company. Have also been an Officer on the Executive side most of the years also. Plan on running for the line sometime in the near future possibly. I also am very interested in getting involved at the County and State levels, to try to help the Fire Service in any way I can. I'd love to get on the Investigations team sometime soon.
Helped set up and still run an Explorer and Jr Member program in our Company.
Run a family business with my husband.
Why I Joined Fire/EMS
To help the community and carry on family tradition.
Why I Love Fire/EMS
THe feeling I get when I helop someone is like no other.
Top Issues Facing Responders:
Vanishing ranks and public perception, training. We need to find a way to get the service back up and running with a full program.
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