Jaguars center Luke Fortner spent time as a Jacksonville firefighter

Jags' Luke Fortner standing with his brothers and sisters of the Jacksonville Fire Rescue Department.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Jacksonville Fire Rescue Department said the pay scale might be different but a spot on the team is open.


Jaguars’ center Luke Fortner spent some time with JFRD to see what life is like as a firefighter. The “Day in the life of a firefighter” experience didn’t last the full 24 hours so, “we ran him through a few basics of the job,” JFRD said in a social media post.

The Firehouse Subs Foundation and the Jaguars made the day possible.

“Our pay scale is a little different to what you’re used to, but I’m sure we would find a spot for you on our team,” JFRD said on Facebook.

Here are some pictures from #79 and his day with JFRD:

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