Jonathan Earnhardt, a volunteer fireman, poses at the Gold Hill Fire Department on Thursday March 21, 2013. Jonathan is the saftey officer for the Fire Department in Gold Hill, NC. (Photo by Scott Myers)
Britney Alexander poses with her fire engine at Miller's Ferry Volunteer Fire Department on Wednesday March 20, 2013. Britney manages to balance school work and firefighting as she attempts to become a full time firefighter. (Photo by Scott Myers)
Millers Ferry firefighter Brooke Rainey has used her fire and emergency training at her job at MedExpress Pharmacy, where she is a pharmacy technician.