Name: James Stokes, Jr.
Years on the Department: 38 Years
Position within the Department: Firefighter, Apparatus Operator
Responsibilites with the Department: Firefighting and emergency response to a wide variety of incidents. Being responsible for the safety of personnel riding on the apparatus, the proper placement of the apparatus plus operation of the equipment including pump operations, general care & maintenance. James believes "Responding to the needs of others, in a timely manner is essential, with the most updated training skills and equipment"
Most memorable moment: Quote from James: "I have always tried to be positive........This community needs all positive assistance that it can get. I am proud to serve as a professional Firefighter."