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MCB Camp Pendleton firefighter strives to make difference

 

Last updated 7/6/2018 at 1:05pm

U.S. Marine Corps photo

Rusty Duke, right, a lieutenant with Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton Fire Station No. 1, leads a morning meeting at Fire Station No. 1, Camp Pendleton, June 15.

Cpl. Lukas Kalinauskas

Marine Corps Installations West, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton

"Every day is a regular day for us, but when we get a call, that could be the worst day of their life," Lt. Rusty Duke, a lieutenant with Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton Fire Station No. 1 said.

Duke, 37, from San Clemente, California, has experienced a lot in his 18 years as a firefighter. Starting from a humble beginning as a volunteer firefighter with the Orange County Fire Authority, Duke got his foot in the door in 2008 when he to a career firefighter working for the U.S. Forest Service.

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