Other Past or Current Departments and Organizations
Santa Teresa Fire Department (5 years)
IFSTA FF I and FF II, Swift Water Rescue, Rope Rescue, SAR, HazMat Ops.
I am proud to brag that at age 47 I walked away from my career with HOME DEPOT and followed a dream; I now hold the record for being the oldest person to complete the Farmington Fire Academy and become a full time paid Farmington Fire Fighter.
In a Relationship
Why I Joined Fire/EMS
To help the people of my community.
Why I Love Fire/EMS
No 2 days are the same and I'm no longeer stuck working in a dead end job for Home Depot.
Top Issues Facing Responders:
Maintaining top grade people and an attitude of caring in the field. Finding people with a true desire to volunteer because it is the right thing to do not just a passing fancy or just the cool thing to do.