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November 9, 2020 78 min

As a third grader, Jeff’s dream career was to be the guy who jumped off a truck. This meant his top 3 picks were a stuntman, firefighter, or garbage man. He chose to be a firefighter. From 3am calls about chirping smoke detectors to delivering babies, no two calls are the same. 

Jeff aka “Backdraft” shares about both the physical and mental sides of his job. The adrenaline rush of entering a burning building, the difficult responsibility of delivering the news of a family member passing, and always being prepared for the next emergency.




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