As a plastic surgeon for 30 years, James Apesos had some pretty nice laurels to rest on as he neared retirement. But Apesos felt another pull: a childhood dream of sirens, red trucks and saving lives.
"I'm one of those children that chased fire engines, liked fire engines," he said. "I liked the equipment, I like the helmets, I like the gear."
A patient who was a firefighter encouraged him to check out the station's volunteer program once he stepped down as head of his department.
In his...Full Story