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Victor Oliveira

Victor moved to Colorado from Long Island, NY with his fiancée, Desiree
and their dog, Niko in 2012.  The trio quickly embraced the Colorado
outdoors and adventurous lifestyle this beautiful state has to offer.
After settling in, Victor began pursuing his passion for firefighting.
He first became an EMT, completed several fire fighting certifications
and last winter was offered a position as a Lyons Firefighter Recruit.
Victor truly loves all aspects of the “job” and is working towards
becoming a career firefighter. He is honored to be a part of Lyons fire,
where he has the opportunity to learn, improve his skills and work
alongside such dedicated and caring fellow firefighters.

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Patrick Martin

Patrick Martin grew up in the sleepy little town of Pacific Palisades, California.

After high school, he moved to Ventura County where he lived and managed a

200-acre ranch and spent his days farming hay, feeding pigs and collecting eggs

to sell to the local markets in town. In July of 2013, his girlfriend dragged him all

the way to Boulder, Colorado. Patrick wasn’t too happy about the move at first.

However, an interest in firefighting and helping others lead Patrick to complete an

EMT certification class—which changed everything! Hoping to get involved with

a department, Patrick was blessed to find LFPD in February of 2014. Since joining

the department, Patrick has met and has the honor of working along side some

of the greatest (and most talented) people he has ever known. LFPD has made

Patrick an even better person, and has given him the opportunity to obtain several

certifications such as Swiftwater Rescue, Wildland Firefighter, and he is now in the

process of completing the Firefighter 1 academy, which he will finish in November

of 2014. He loves being a volunteer firefighter and he hopes to eventually make

it his full time career. Patrick loves the town of Lyons (where he now lives!) and

helping all the great people who live in it.

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Allan Sheeley

Allan moved to the Colorado front-range area from the flat, humid, swampy suburbs of Washington, D.C. in 2004. It was a very good decision. After bouncing around Boulder County for the last ten years, Allan joined Lyons Fire in February 2014, and moved to Lyons in July 2014. Allan’s primary interests include: Hitting an enormous tire with a sledge hammer, eating donuts, and walking his dog, Phoenix (AKA CHOMPA). You are also likely to see Allan on the Hall and Picture Rock trails, on a white Yeti 575 mountain bike, or recaffeinating at the Barking Dog. If you see him around town, say hi!

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Mick McMurtrey

Becoming a FireFighter, like most firefighters, has always been one of Mick’s life ambitions. Mick plans to stay with Lyons as long as possible. In his free time (vocabulary not in his vocabulary), Mick is an international contractor. His eclectic background and relentless drive allows Mick to continue to fulfill his life goals and ambitions.

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K.C. Cunningham

K.C. Cunningham from Santa Cruz, California, set a goal of becoming a career paramedic firefighter. She started by becoming nationally registered as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) and began to do ride alongs all around. KC decided to move to Colorado to be closer with her family and to start applying to local departments. After being introduced to Lyons Fire Protection District she knew this was a great place to meet people with the same passions she embraces. She is excited to be gaining amazing experiences everyday with being a part of LFPD.

 

KC3KC2

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Paul Deeter

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[cell_text]Paul Deeter served in the U.S. Navy as a boilerman during the Vietnam conflict. He retired after 30 yrs. of service from the Rocky Flats Nuclear Weapons Plant as a Utilities Manager. His fire service experience includes thirteen years with the West Adams County Fire Protection District (Now North Metro Fire). During his time with West Adams County, he served as a Firefighter, Lieutenant, Captain, Assistant Chief, and Fire Investigator. Paul’s hobbies include photography, fly fishing and golf. [/cell_text]

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Bill Eliasen

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[cell_text]Director Eliasen is a native of Lyons and served over fifteen years with the Lyons Fire District and four years as the Fire Chief. He graduated from the National Fire Academy in Maryland and remains active in emergency services. Bill has been a District Board Member since 2008. [/cell_text]

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Maureen Davidovich

Maureen Davidovich has served as a member of the Board of Directors since 2012, and is currently the treasurer. She has volunteered to produce maps for Lyons Fire for several years. A retired Navy Surface Warfare Officer originally from Rhode Island, she has lived in Colorado since 2004 and in the Lyons area since 2006. She is seasonally employed as an income tax advisor, and enjoys hiking, rockhounding, beading and snowshoeing in her spare time.