Volunteer firemen take time out of their days to serve the community.

Matthew Arvin, staff reporter

Twenty men wake up every day in St. Johns, and go on with their daily lives, not knowing whether or not they will have to fight a fire that day. Michael Madden, Public Safety Director, describes how fire volunteers for the department are alerted. “A call goes into 911, a dispatcher sends a page to all the fireman, they report to the hall, the address is given to them, and they then respond,” Madden said. In 2012, St.