Volunteer Spotlight: Carla Neuman

Name: Carla Neuman
Title: Firefighter
Department Name: Oak Grove Community Volunteer Fire Department
Location: Purvis, MS

Why are you an NVFC member?
I am a member to support the advocacy of volunteer fire services.

What is your occupation?
Self employed

Why are you a volunteer firefighter, EMT, or rescue provider?
I enjoy the brotherhood of the department and I love helping people.

What year did you join the fire or emergency services?

What are your memorable moments as a firefighter or EMS provider?
A memorable moment for me is when I first joined the department we had three back-to-back car wrecks with fatalities the week of Thanksgiving, with one being on Thanksgiving Day. They stick out so clearly in my mind as if they have just happened.

What contributions have you (and your department) made in your community?
We provide comfort and assurance to those in the community so that they can rest easy knowing that we are there for them.

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