Firefighter Spotlight – Trey Kornegay – April 2014

Trey Kornegay

Name: Trey Kornegay
Rank: Acting Captain
Date Joined: January, 2010

Why did you join North Lenoir Fire & Rescue?
As a kid, I had a fascination with fire trucks and I have always enjoyed helping others in times of need.

What do you like most about North Lenoir Fire & Rescue?
Everyone is like a brother to each other. Someone always has your back. I’m always amazed at the amount of dedication to helping others.

What do you like to do for fun?
I like to be outdoors. I love fishing, hunting, wake-boarding, hiking, kayaking, and more.

What community activities are you involved in outside of the fire department?
I spend most my free time down at the fire department.

What would people be surprised to know about you?
I’m a really nice, “down to earth” person.

What advice would you give someone interested in joining the fire service?
There is no other feeling that compares to helping someone. It’s also the biggest adrenaline rush you can legally have. If you enjoy helping others in times of need, this is the job for you!

Tell us about your family.
My dad owns his own rental business and sells houses on the real estate market. My mom is a retired school teacher. I have one brother that is currently enrolled at NCSU.