A peek into the life of the Seattle Fire Department’s busiest firefighters and paramedics

Senior paramedic Michelle Perkins of the Seattle Fire Department directs firefighters and paramedics as they assist a woman in distress in her apartment. (Bettina Hansen/The Seattle Times)
Senior paramedic Michelle Perkins of the Seattle Fire Department directs firefighters and paramedics as they assist a woman in distress in her apartment. (Bettina Hansen/The Seattle Times)

When you’re riding the busiest piece of firefighting equipment in the city, there’s not much time to reflect. Life is what’s happening right in front of you.