AmericanTown's Heroes: Firefighter Joseph Garces Connects With Kids

Schools and Libraries

January 22, 2013


Firefighter Joseph Garces was at home on a day off, checking in on Facebook when he saw a post about a young boy who was lost. Garces knew the area where the boy was last seen, being not far from where he lives, and jumped at the chance to join in the search.

The house where the boy was staying borders an area with brush and steep paths through canyons. It was an extremely hot day and the boy had no protection from the elements or water to drink, so everyone was anxious to find him quickly.

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