Volunteer Spotlight: Danny Blevins

Name: Danny Blevins
Title: Captain
Department Name: Flint Ridge Fire Department
Location: Colcord, OK

Why are you an NVFC member?
The online classes for the most part, but it’s so much more than that once you get into it. My son will graduate from a junior to a senior firefighter this year, and I will sign him up because the education and knowledge are endless.

What is your occupation?
Maintenance technician

Why are you a volunteer firefighter, EMT, or rescue provider?
Simply for the love of giving back and helping those in need.

What year did you join the fire or emergency services?
The first time was 1998-99.

What are your memorable moments as a firefighter or EMS provider?
Getting to talk to the people we help in a non-emergency environment.

What contributions have you (and your department) made in your community?
Our biggest one is getting a Firewise committee together to start a Firewise community.

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