Good Gig is a series of conversations with individuals who have landed their dream job.
Jessica Crump is a fire rappeller, or officially, a wild land firefighter for the United States Forestry Service based out of Grants Pass, Oregon. Her job is to rappel into places that most of us would run from.
This is definitely not an easy gig, but Jess finds it incredibly rewarding and the perks, for her, make it a great gig.
Tighter budgets over the last few years have meant volunteer fire departments in the North Country have been cutting back on making the trip to Concord for training at a state facility. But that will change Friday with the opening of the first fire training facility north of the notches...
It’s something that North Country fire departments have dreamt of for decades, said Jack Anderson, the Bethlehem fire chief.