Giving courage: A conversation with Chief Michael Smith

Chief Michael Smith (Ret.), with South Bryan County (Ga.) Volunteer Fire Department, talks about why he became a firefighter. Interestingly enough, he fought his first fire at age 9. When he turned 18, he joined the fire service. At 26, he became chief.

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