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Firefighters: Everyday heroes

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Last week, I had the opportunity to attend two nights of training, which prepares volunteers with the skills necessary to assist the district’s eight full-time firefighters in serving the 499 square miles of land in Lincoln Parish.

On those nights, I got to step into a burning building and saw fire blazing one minute and hose lines being aimed, to blink and literally see nothing — no faint flicker, no small glow.

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