INTERVIEW: MS. NOVEMBER 2018, BIANCA LOMBARD
Hello Ms. November 2018!! Meet Bianca of Fowler Fire. She’s sexy, strong and totally badass.
Bianca joined Fowler Fire Department in 2012, a fully staffed volunteer only department. She was blessed with opportunities in many areas, and was able to work in many different positions. Fowler Fire handled both wildland and structure fires, as well as motor vehicle accidents. Upon obtaining her EMT, Bianca also joined the La Junta Fire Department as career medical. From there she decided to become a firefighter as a way to give back to my community while she finished nursing school but fell in love with firefighting and made it her career.
Being a firefighter is challenging physically and mentally, many days Bianca would go home in a kind of daze and just sit for a while to process the calls of the prior shift. It is also one of the most rewarding things she has ever done; and it warms her heart when little girls come up to her and are amazed by a female firefighter, and knowing that she can encourage the kids to follow their dreams is a true blessing.
Bianca’s favorite part of the calendar experience has been meeting the people who’s lives CFC impacts, and seeing how people react to the firefighters. It’s rewarding to know that we raise money and advocate for such an amazing cause, The Burn Center and Burn Camps Program at Children’s Hospital Colorado.
Bianca’s heroes are her five children. They make her want to do more and be better. Everything she does, is for them and to make them proud of her, as well as to set an example that they can follow.
Ms. November stays in shape with cardio and heavy weights 6 days a week. Prior to tryouts she did all her workouts at home, now she has a gym that she works out at daily.
Bianca tried out for the calendar because of the reasons mentioned above but also because she has been involved with the other charities that benefit burn survivors while she was in high school and it was a way to keep on giving back.
Ms. November is a cervical cancer survivor, five years in remission. However, she was just diagnosed with ovarian cancer, and her kids and firefighting are her reasons to keep fighting.