Once again, Assistant Chief Garrett Vogel mentored Big Picture High School student Ty Thorshiem on aspects of fire department operations. This is Garrett’s and Ty’s second year in the program which built on the fundamentals that were studied in 2014/2015. Ty has career aspirations to become a firefighter.

Students at Durango Big Picture High School spend two days a week in the community learning through internships. Students learn in a real-world setting from a mentor who shares their passion