Recently, I had the opportunity to sit down with Austin Cruz to hear about his short but already eventful career and understand the sparks that have ignited this young professional on a path that’s just getting started. Austin was born and raised near Houston, Texas. His journey began in emergency response with the local fire department when he was just 17 years old and still in high school. With a long-term goal of becoming a fire chief, the rigors of firefighting training while simultaneously completing high school – always carrying a radio, and fervently serving his community – was undoubtedly…
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