The Professional Brotherhood™

074 - From a Small Town to the Big City with FDNY Firefighter Erik Lubniewski

December 09, 2020 Chief Brian Soller, Lt. Kara Judd, Erik Lubniewski Season 2
The Professional Brotherhood™
074 - From a Small Town to the Big City with FDNY Firefighter Erik Lubniewski
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The Professional Brotherhood™
074 - From a Small Town to the Big City with FDNY Firefighter Erik Lubniewski
Dec 09, 2020 Season 2
Chief Brian Soller, Lt. Kara Judd, Erik Lubniewski

On this weeks episode Kara and Brian speak with FDNY firefighter Erik Lubniewski.  Erik began his fire service career as a volunteer firefighter with the Smallwood-Mongaup Valley Fire Department, located in Sullivan County, NY.  Since his volunteer days Erik has spent his fire service career in "Da-Bronx".  Starting out at Ladder 52, then moving to Engine 63 and then moving across the floor to 39 Truck (the only tiller in the Bronx). 

About our hosts: 

Chief Brian Soller has been a volunteer firefighter for 30 years.  Brian is currently the Chief of the Rock Hill Fire Department in Rock Hill, New York (100% Volunteer) and a Past Chief of the Monticello Fire Department in Monticello, NY (Combination). 

Brian is a Nationally Certified Level II Fire Instructor as well a Nationally Certified Fire Officer. He has been instructing firefighters of all levels for the past 17 years as a New York State Fire Instructor.  Brian is also a long time New York State Emergency Medical Technician (20+ years), formally serving as the Captain of the Monticello Volunteer Ambulance Corp (early 90's) and currently serving with Mobilemedic EMS .  

Brian's passion lies in the promotion of professionalism in the volunteer fire service. 

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Kara Judd, is a six year member of the Cazenovia Fire Department where she currently serves as a Lieutenant and Emergency Medical Technician. Kara is also a certified Critical Incident Stress Debriefer as well as an AFAA certified fitness instructor and the owner of Saint Florian Fitness. 

Her full time career is at the Upstate Medical Hospital in Syracuse, NY where she is the Data and Burn Prevention Outreach Coordinator. 

On social @st.florianfitness




Show Notes

On this weeks episode Kara and Brian speak with FDNY firefighter Erik Lubniewski.  Erik began his fire service career as a volunteer firefighter with the Smallwood-Mongaup Valley Fire Department, located in Sullivan County, NY.  Since his volunteer days Erik has spent his fire service career in "Da-Bronx".  Starting out at Ladder 52, then moving to Engine 63 and then moving across the floor to 39 Truck (the only tiller in the Bronx). 

About our hosts: 

Chief Brian Soller has been a volunteer firefighter for 30 years.  Brian is currently the Chief of the Rock Hill Fire Department in Rock Hill, New York (100% Volunteer) and a Past Chief of the Monticello Fire Department in Monticello, NY (Combination). 

Brian is a Nationally Certified Level II Fire Instructor as well a Nationally Certified Fire Officer. He has been instructing firefighters of all levels for the past 17 years as a New York State Fire Instructor.  Brian is also a long time New York State Emergency Medical Technician (20+ years), formally serving as the Captain of the Monticello Volunteer Ambulance Corp (early 90's) and currently serving with Mobilemedic EMS .  

Brian's passion lies in the promotion of professionalism in the volunteer fire service. 

  • Follow us on social @professional.brotherhood @chiefsoller
  • On the web at professionalbrotherhood.com
  • Send future episode suggestions or comments on past episodes to [email protected]
  • Interested in being a guest on the show?  Please email [email protected]


Kara Judd, is a six year member of the Cazenovia Fire Department where she currently serves as a Lieutenant and Emergency Medical Technician. Kara is also a certified Critical Incident Stress Debriefer as well as an AFAA certified fitness instructor and the owner of Saint Florian Fitness. 

Her full time career is at the Upstate Medical Hospital in Syracuse, NY where she is the Data and Burn Prevention Outreach Coordinator. 

On social @st.florianfitness