Years on the job: 2
Home station: E 282
Why did you choose to become a firefighter?
Exciting and adventurous job and city job benefits. This job also compliments my life style—I can still do everything I want to like go to school and travel.
What were the most difficult aspects of the tests to become a firefighter?
Dedication during the training, and building up the confidence to go in knowing you can beat the test. Physically, the ceiling pull-down.
How do you stay in shape—mentally and physically—for your job?
I work out at the gym or occasionally at work. I enjoy biking and other outdoor stuff.
What do your family members/friends think of what you did as a firefighter?
They love it and they worry about me, and my sister [Daiana, who is also a firefighter].
Would you encourage young girls to become firefighters? What advice could you offer?
It is an absolutely great job. As they say, it’s the best-kept secret. Advice? As my sister once said, "You don't have to be Superman to be on this job."
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