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13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Mobile
Volunteer Firefighter

Taken during training it shows a firefighter on the second floor in the "Burn Tower" surrounded by fire while learning the best way to deal with and control the uncontrollable. Almost 70% of our nations firefighters are volunteer. They use their free time to train, and leave their families at any time day or night to risk their lives for a complete stranger and ask for nothing in return.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 11.2014
Date Uploaded: 05.2015
Photo Location: Erie, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Camera: SAMSUNG-SM-G870A
Copyright: © David Lock