Jeff Mercer: Dishing Up Healthy Meals for Firefighters

Jeff Mercer: Dishing Up Healthy Meals for Firefighters

Jeff Mercer of the Los Angeles City Fire Department says cooking and firefighting go hand in hand. “You have to know how to cook, or you’re forced to,” Jeff says with a laugh. “You can’t bring a box of cereal for dinner. The guys won’t have it.” One of Fire Station...
Lance DeMello – Firefighter & Chef

Lance DeMello – Firefighter & Chef

Firefighters respond to many calls on the job and sometimes their stomachs growl when they forget to eat or have a late meal. L.A. City Firefighter Lance DeMello got tired of not having a routine meal, so he stepped up to the role of permanent cook (PC) at Station 12...
Firefighter and Baker – Captain John Marasco

Firefighter and Baker – Captain John Marasco

A Firefighter with Hidden Culinary Talents L.A. Fire Captain John Marasco has a hidden talent that is no secret to anyone who has worked with him. Working as a firefighter instructor at Panorama City’s Drill Tower 81, he also enjoys creating and sharing his culinary...