Guatemala 2013 Blog Twelve- Cast of Characters- Parte numero dos

Edgar Alfredo “Freddy” Ralda Gamboa, 43 years old, 18 years in the fire service as a volunteer, he’s Oficial II

Edgar Alfredo “Freddy” Ralda Gamboa, 43 years old, 18 years in the fire service as a volunteer, he’s Oficial II

Victor “Tito” Estuardo Flores Calvinisti, 56 years old, 2nd year as a volunteer, he is also an agricultor  

Victor “Tito” Estuardo Flores Calvinisti, 56 years old, 2nd year as a volunteer, he is also an agricultor

 

Luís Fernando “Chupa” García, 25 years old, 7 years in the fire service, he’s a permanente, a paramedic and he also takes care of the equipment in the station    

Luís Fernando “Chupa” García, 25 years old, 7 years in the fire service, he’s a permanente, a paramedic and he also takes care of the equipment in the station

 

 

Ludvin “Paleta” Yoc, 21 years old. It’s his second year as a volunteer.  He was seriously injured in an vehicle accident while driving an ambulance. He was returning from a call on December 25, 2012 after driving a pregnant woman to the hospital.  His ambulance was hit by a drunk driver and rolled over. He lost his arm in the accident. After he recovered he returned to the fire service.  

Ludvin “Paleta” Yoc, 21 years old. It’s his second year as a volunteer.  He was seriously injured in an vehicle accident while driving an ambulance. He was returning from a call on December 25, 2012 after driving a pregnant woman to the hospital.  His ambulance was hit by a drunk driver and rolled over. He lost his arm in the accident. After he recovered he returned to the fire service.

 

Rolando José de Léon Ardón, 24 years old, 3 years in the fire service, 2nd year as a permanente.  He’s a driver and also does water rescue.  


Rolando José de Léon Ardón, 24 years old, 3 years in the fire service, 2nd year as a permanente.  He’s a driver and also does water rescue.

 

José Luís Salanic García, 37 years old, 10 years with the 96 Company, Cantél, Quetzaltenango.  He’s a permanente on a 24 hour shift (24 hours on, 24 hours off).  He is often the only fire fighter on duty at the station.  When possible, 2 volunteers work the night shift with him.  They have very little equipment.  

José Luís Salanic García, 37 years old, 10 years with the 96 Company, Cantél, Quetzaltenango.  He’s a permanente on a 24 hour shift (24 hours on, 24 hours off).  He is often the only fire fighter on duty at the station.  When possible, 2 volunteers work the night shift with him.  They have very little equipment.

 

Posted on September 13, 2013 .