Sam started in the fire service straight out of high school with the city of Fayetteville Fire Dept where he obtained his NPQ FF1 FF2 and three Hazmat certifications.
Being a second-generation firefighter he moved to Georgetown KY to work along side his uncle. Truly was a dream come true to fight fire with the man that inspired him.During his time in Kentucky he obtained his EMT B.
He moved back home to Georgia where he worked with the city of Riverdale Fire Dept. While there he moved up through the ranks of Sgt. and then Lt. on a 78 foot Quint. He has various certifications and is now working through the Paramedic program.