Devlin, Megan

Williston Park Firefighter Department Changes Lives

Volunteer firefighters are a common occurrence in many towns, and Robert Devlin is one of the many that have decided to turn his life around to help others. He is a volunteer firefighter for the Williston Park Fire Department. In his spare time, between school and his part-time job, he volunteers with the town to assist people in need.

As the interview takes place, he talks about his passion for fire trucks and his yearning for helping others. Devlin explains the pros and cons, his favorite part, and some challenges that are faced.

Finishing up his first year being in the department, he explains the difference between being a probationary firefighter and a standard firefighter. Devlin speaks about how being a volunteer firefighter has changed his life for the better. The family aspect of the brotherhood is essential for Devlin.