This is 48 Hours is with Capt. Oney Durney at Station 13. This firefigher has been with the department for so many years, they are not really sure as to how old he is. He's nearing his retirement and trying to get as much time on the job that he loves so much before he has to retire. Take in mind, this guys is on both the USAR and Water Rescue team, we find him on Trucks and Engines, and he's still trys to be first-in. When you see him complete his Wildland Fire Training with his crew, it's over 100 degree's, he's in his yellows, shovel or rake in hand, and he is out there heading up his crew. During the sit-down training sessions, he's gaining every bit of knowledge they are teaching today, to us, this guys a true Gladitor in the fire service.In this webisode, some of his brothers and sisters in the fire service give him a shout out.
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