Volunteer Spotlight: Jim Horn

Name: Jim Horn
Title: Captain
Department: Schuyler Fire & Rescue
Location: Schuyler, NE

Why are you an NVFC member?
I like the free training and benefits that are offered.

What is your occupation?

Why are you a fire service volunteer?
I have been a volunteer for 49 years and an EMT for 25. It is just in my blood.

What year did you join the fire or emergency services?

What are your memorable moments as a firefighter or EMS provider?
In 49 years, I have had so many it’s hard to pick out some. I have had some very good ones and some very bad. Let’s just say they all have been memorable.

What contributions have you (and your department) made in your community?
We have a great fire prevention program, as well as a junior fire cadet program. We give station tours to all preschool grades. We tour all of the schools in our district, give handouts for fire safety, and lots more.

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