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Botetourt County Firefighter/Paramedic Deploys for Montana Wildfire
Fincastle, VA — On Tuesday, August 18th, Botetourt County Fire & EMS Firefighter/Paramedic Mary McPeak packed her things and waited for her assignment as part of a team from the Virginia Department of Forestry being deployed to wildfires in Montana and Washington state.
Firefighter/Paramedic McPeak has been with the Department of Fire & EMS since 2011. This will be her second two-week deployment to the western half of the United States to participate as a wildland firefighter among the ranks of the Virginia Department of Forestry’s team. The Department of Fire & EMS wishes Mary the best as she aids those in need in Montana.
Firefighter/Paramedic McPeak setting a back fire
For more information, contact
Jason Ferguson, Deputy Chief, Department of Fire & EMS