10/12/2008: "FH Firefighter of the Month"
Daniel Frymire is the Friday Harbor Fire Dept Firefighter of the Month. Daniel was born and grew up in Pasco Wa. He moved to the island with his partner Nickie two years ago and they have a beautiful daughter named Louise. Daniel has extended family here in Friday Harbor, Uncle Jim Ricks, Aunt Betsy Dayton, and several cousins.
Asking him about his favorite foods, he points out that they joined the C.S.A (community supported agriculture) from Heritage Farms, and they buy local meat at the San Juan Island Co-op. His ideal day includes coffee, bacon, and a 4am fire call with ice-cream.
He likes living in Friday Harbor because everyone knows everyone, but finds that the hardest part about it too. He likes the solid community and they have made wonderful friends.
Daniel works for the Town of Friday Harbor and Volunteers as a town Firefighter. He has also recently been accepted into the EMS class for 2008.
He joined the fire department to help people who really need it and it is very exciting. The most exciting part for him in the department is properly executing drills with proper training and the right gear. He likes to find challenges in every skill in the fire department, and has sets his goals to mastering them.
His quote: "We were invented by water as a means of transporting from one place to another." Tom Robbins