“I’m just a dude,” says Eric Zanotto, a wildland firefighter. “Really, I’m just a dude.”
Meet a handful of first responders, representatives of the thousands in our community who give their best when the worst comes calling.
Start with this behind the scenes video from photographer Aaron Anderson; then link to the individual profiles below.
Flight for Life Colorado
Colorado Springs Fire Department
Police Officer, SWAT Team
Colorado Springs Police Department
El Paso County Search and Rescue
District Fire Management Officer
U.S. Forest Service
—T.D. Mobley-Martinez. Photography by Aaron Anderson.