It’s commonplace around firehouses to see firefighters transition to new career paths after two decades of service.
But usually, first-responder crews watch people walk out their doors when they hit about 50. Very few walk through the door fresh to firefighting.
At age 53, however, D.C. fire department paramedic Carmen Hackett is doing that: She graduated Friday as the most senior member and the only paramedic in Firefighter Recruit Class 388.
– PUB DATE: 8/5/2019 12:00:00 AM – SOURCE: The Washington Post – Metered Site
Source: SEAFC National Fire News