Volunteer Spotlight: Brad Martinson

Name: Brad Martinson
Title: Fire Chief
Department Name: Grafton Fire Department
Location: Grafton, NC

Why are you an NVFC member?
To be part of a greater something within the fire industry.

What is your occupation?
Auto body technician

Why are you a fire service volunteer?
To give back to the community

What year did you join the fire or emergency services?
2003

What are your memorable moments as a firefighter or EMS provider?
Along with any of the fires we helped control are also the ones we lost. They are all memorable, but one needs to realize we are part of the solution not the problem. This helps control the feelings that go along with accomplishments as well as defeats.

What contributions have you (and your department) made in your community?
Helping make the community a safer place to live and reassure the public we are there for them.

Interested in serving your community? Find volunteer fire service opportunities at www.MakeMeAFirefighter.org.

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