Capital City Fire Rescue Volunteer Firefighter of the Month: Meg Thordarson

Posted: Sunday, April 04, 2010

Credentials: Firefighter 2, EMT 1.

Courtesy Of Capital City Fire Rescue
Courtesy Of Capital City Fire Rescue

District: Juneau/Douglas.

Employer: Baranof Hotel.

Service: 1½ years.

Why did you join the fire service?: "I wanted to do something as a volunteer and the fire department was a good fit."

Favorite aspect of fire service: "The community of the people involved, the training and education, the personal growth and the challenge of stepping out of my comfort zone."

Reason nominated: "Meg is at the Douglas station to help with rig checks almost every B shift (every third day). She has also been helping with the FF1 study sessions at Douglas station. She has completed both Firefighter 2 and EMT 1. She has been staying very involved and very active with the department."

• Volunteer Firefighter of the Month is provided by Capital City Fire Rescue Division Chief-Volunteers Beth Weldon.



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