James Neely


Name: James Neely

Title/Position: Captain

Agency: Smethport Fire Department Inc.

Length of time in position: 3 years

What made you decide to become a first responder?

I knew I wanted to be a fireman since I was 5 years old, I followed through with that dream.

Who is your favorite superhero or super villain and why?


What is your favorite part of the job?

Working with my fellow sisters and brothers of the fire service.

Tell us about your family and/or pets.

The love of my life, Victoria, and I have been married for 11 years and we have 2 boys, Dallas and Dawson.

What is one thing you want the community to know about what you do?

The time and effort that I put in to serve the community, the same goes for all in emergency services.