Caz FD Member Since
Caz FD Nickname
I Am Responding
Personal/ Family info
Born in Syracuse and raised by his grandparents. Recently moved to Cazenovia to be with his girlfriend Kara Judd and her two sons Davis and Fletcher.
Years of service with other FD’s
15 Years total with Lakeside, North Syracuse and Fairmount.
Roles Performed at Caz FD
Mike is a lieutenant in the Owahgena Hose Company and is certified on all interior and exterior fire ground operations and is an active responder on fire and EMS calls. Mike is a New York State EMT and is certified in HazMat investigations, Ice Water rescue and the Ropes team.
Reason for joining Caz FD
Mike met his girlfriend Kara while he was a member of the Fairmount FD and they were both going through their EMT training. After relocating to Cazenovia, Mike has joined the Cazenovia FD and brought his many years of quality experience.
Aspect of Service with Caz FD enjoyed most
Not knowing what you will see or do next. Every day brings new challenges and opportunities to grow.
Aspect of Service with Caz FD of which most proud
The capability to handle a wide range of tasks in a professional manner during times of great stress.
Why should someone consider joining Caz FD?
It is rewarding to help others while getting to know other like-minded members of the community
Most amazing experience with Caz FD was
Meeting my girlfriend Kara and working together on the Hurd Street fire.
I strongly encourage anyone interested in Fire/Rescue to ask us about our unique training opportunities.
Jason Emerson is editor of the Cazenovia Republican and Eagle Bulletin newspapers.