Member Spotlight: Brantley Taylor
Meet Captain Brantley Taylor! Cpt. Taylor started his fire service career in 1988 as a member of Drowning Creek Vol. Fire Department in Burke County, NC. Upon moving to Boone after High School, he joined Deep Gap Fire Department with his father, Gary Taylor in 1990 and has been an integral part of our team ever since. In 2021, Brantley was promoted to the rank of Captain over our medical responder unit, after previously holding the rank of Lieutenant.
Brantley was among the first Firefighters in our community (and the state) to be certified as a Medical Responder in the early 90s and still holds his EMT-Basic certification to this day.
Over the past 30 years, Cpt Taylor has responded to over 1,000 emergency calls within our community.His knowledge, dedication, and experience is unmatched and we are extremely lucky to have him!
Give him a big congratulations the next time you see him!