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Volunteer Voices: Roderick McCord Fancher

Roderick McCord Fancher, known as “McCord” to fellow Fairmount Fire Company volunteers, currently serves as an active firefighter and the fire company’s lieutenant. It’s been roughly 4 years since McCord started at Fairmount but he’s been volunteering as a firefighter in Montgomery County since 2010.   “I moved back in with my parents after college and started applying for police jobs,” …

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Volunteering at fire company can change your life

Prince Spells had been traveling outside the country as an artist and freelance photographer for ten years before the COVID-19 pandemic brought him back to his hometown. Back in Elkins Park, Spells found his second home in January of 2022 at LaMott Fire Company. “When I got home, I felt like I wanted to connect more with the community, and …

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Valentine’s Day Sparks Fly for Three Local Couples, All Montco Firefighters

Article via MontgoToday By Dan Weckerly Published: 5:26 am EST February 9, 2023Updated: 7:13 am EST February 9, 2023 Husband-and-wife firefighters in Montgomery County cherish the opportunity to volunteer alongside one another. In celebration of Valentine’s Day, the Montgomery County Fire Chiefs Association happily recognized these coupled Montco firefighters. Tyler and Gina Walters-Miles Tyler Miles and Gina Walters-Miles began volunteering at Limerick Fire Department as …