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James Pribyl shares an honest look at a day in the life of a volunteer firefighter

Inside why one firefighter chose to be a volunteer firefighter, how it connects to his time in the military, and the weight of the work on his psyche


In this episode of FireRescue1’s Side Alpha podcast, host Marc Bashoor speaks with Firefighter James Pribyl, who shares his experience as a volunteer firefighter with Turkey Creek Fire Rescue in Sneads Ferry, North Carolina, and its connections to his time as an active-duty Marine for 19 years. Pribyl also shares an honest look at a typical day of a volunteer firefighter, based on his FireRescue1 article “I am your local volunteer firefighter.”

On the Side Alpha on FireRescue1 podcast, Chief Marc Bashoor puts fire service leaders and emerging leaders in front of the hot topics facing firefighters.