Capt. Mike Dugan with the FDNY says the most important thing firefighters can take from FDIC is there are hundreds of like minded people in the same place as you.
Michael M. Dugan is a 27-year veteran of the Fire Department of New York, where he served as captain of Ladder Company 123 before retiring in 2012. As a lieutenant, he served in Ladder Company 42 and was a firefighter in Ladder Company 43. He has been involved with the fire service for 39 years.