This is not the easiest time of year to be a firefighter. You don't have to worry about brush fires, but there seems to be many more structure fires, fires potentially dangerous to residents and firefighters alike. And there is also the weather, oftentimes cold, oftentimes snowy or icy. Still, they carry on. Here, Leetonia Chief Larry Hephner Jr. carries a ladder to access the roof of a burning village home.
Morning Journal/Patti Schaeffer