NEW JERSEY (WABC) -- This First Responder Friday comes from the Garden State. A big thank you to New Jersey Forest Fire Service member Larry Birch!
Larry is currently out west, helping battle some of the devastating wildfires burning through parts of California.
The veteran forest firefighter is the father of two.
The New Jersey Forest Fire Service he works for protects 3.15 million acres with 2,000 trained crew and employees as needed across the Garden State.
So thank you, Larry Birch, for the important work you and all your colleagues do!
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First Responder Friday: NJ Forest Fire Service member Larry Birch