Central County Fire & Rescue, a leading emergency response organization, serves more than 90,000 people who live and work in St. Peters and St. Charles County, Missouri. Along with local residents, the team of full-time firefighter/EMT's work together to keep the community safe.
The job of a professional firefighter is very dynamic. I enjoy the schedule as well as the daily duties that range from EMS to fire suppression. The camaraderie that you have with your fellow firefighters is truly unique to the fire service and one that I truly enjoy.
I have been with CCFR since 2013.
My favorite part of the job is getting face to face with the public. Making a difference in people's lives; hopefully for the better.
Being a Dad is one of my favorite things outside of work.
Snakes frighten me.
A typical day in the firehouse begins with our 7 a.m. shift change. We check our gear and the truck to make sure our equipment is in working order. Afterwards, we typically finish house chores (if needed). We often have some training to do which normally takes us into the afternoon hours. Our daily timeline is subject to change and it often depends on the emergency calls that come in.
We work 48 hour shifts. How much our gear, tank and helmet actually weighs is usually surprising to people.
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