• Fairfax County Fire and Rescue May 20, 2020

    Teacher, Beauty Queen Trades Classroom for Firehouse

    One of the newest firefighters in the Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department is a former teacher who’s won many beauty pageants over the past 15 years. “It was always the second dream,” Jordyn Goddard said. “I always had two dream jobs; I just happened to pursue one first.” Goddard, 28, was a school teacher in Prince George’s County. Her…

  • FIREFIGHTER May 19, 2020

    Teacher Trades Classroom for Fire House

    One of the new firefighter recruits in Fairfax County says it’s a job she’s been training for her whole life. Northern Virginia Bureau Reporter Drew Wilder introduces one of the county’s newest firefighters who took a unique path to the front lines.

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