Boone County rescue squad officer returns from volunteering in Joplin

May 25, 2011 | 7:58 p.m. CDT
Brian Strong, a rescue squad officer for Task Force 1, packs up his gear at Boone County Fire Protection offices Wednesday afternoon to head home after the crew returned from its assignment in Joplin. "My real job is working for State Farm Insurance," said Strong, who has spent 15 years volunteering for Task Force 1.

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