Community Firefighter Preps for Action
This week's series of Patch Portraits also include a benevolent banker from Glenview and Niles' "Uncle Pete."
Fire Chief Alan Berkowsky knows a thing or two about what it means to be a firefighter.
After serving in Evanston for nearly three decades, he became Winentka's fire chief in April. You can read that story on Patch here.
Throughout this week, the station's firefighters use totaled cars to practice rescue protocol after car crashes. Check out the photo gallery here.
Ever wonder what it means to be a firefighter, wearing 20 pounds of protective gear on a hot July day, and practicing rescue drills?
Check out this week's Patch Portrait.