Originally posted on CBS Dallas / Fort Worth:
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GARLAND (CBSDFW.COM) – His whole life, Devon Colbert, dreamed of being a firefighter. For seven years, he tried to get hired. Finally, last year, his dream came true. He found a job and a home at Garland’s Fire Station #7. “The guy never stopped working. He worked from sun up to sundown,” said Jerry Click, a fellow firefighter.
Colleagues say Colbert would show up almost two hours early for a 24 hour shift. “He’s just so excited to be here and glad to be here every day,” said Brandon Day, a firefighter.