The great radio talk host, Paul Harvey, once did a segment on firefighters. In his deep, monotone voice, he said that no one could really understand the mentality of a firefighter, not even a fireman.
When most people are running out of the burning building, firefighters run in. Wives hate the hours and children love the noise and lights. It is one of the most dangerous jobs in the world, yet it’s the job that has the most early clock ins prior to the beginning of a shift.