Name: Andrew Miller
Family: Andrew lives with his parents, Mark and Karen Miller, and his brother, Anthony.
Occupation: He is employed as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) with the Macungie Ambulance.
Fire Company: Andrew has recently completed six months of probation as a firefighter with the Lower Macungie Fire Department.
Training: “I am currently in training, which is ongoing. I just completed the firefighter 1 class and can now start to actually fight fires.”
Describe your job with the fire company. “Right now, I just mainly watch and assist where I am able. As more training is completed, I will be able to do more.”
How do your loved ones feel about you putting your life in danger? “They always knew I wanted to do this, but they still worry, especially now that I’ll be doing more than simply watching and observing procedures.”
Tell us a story you'll never forget about your firefighting experience. “I don’t really have any stories yet with the firefighting, but there are some from being an EMT that I would rather not talk about. Sometimes things don’t always turn out the way you want them to and there can be a lot of sadness.”
What would you tell people interested in joining your fire company? “Come down and check it out. It’s like a second family here. I’m really getting to know the others and their families and it’s nice.”
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