Capital City Fire/Rescue Jesse Hay
Credentials: Firefighter 2, EMT 3
District: Auke Bay
Employer: Hecla Greens Creek Mine
How long with the fire service: 12 years
Reason for joining the fire service: To give back to the community and to fulfill a life-long ambition to be a firefighter.
Favorite aspect of the fire service: Knowing that we make a difference in people's moments of need.
Reason nominated: Jesse has come back to fire service after a hiatus. Upon his return, he has had to re-certify in almost everything. He has willingly and happily done each of the re-certifications. As a more seasoned firefighter, he shows great patience when he helps teach the younger generation of firefighters. He is always willing to do anything extra; his latest adventure was helping chase a dog out of the road so it would not get hit by a car.