Storm chasing with The News On 6 was a perfect fit for Gregg Sturge after volunteering with the American Red Cross Disaster Services and working as a firefighter and paramedic for a number of years.
"Once public service is in your blood, it's in your blood for life," said Sturge.
Sturge has been storm chasing for 15 years, five of those years have been with The News On 6. Sturge says the job is very rewarding, however, not as glamorous as some may think. Struge was once in a storm for 14 hours. He's seen two tornadoes in his five years with The News On 6 and lots of heavy rain, lightening and hail.
"I've got the dents on my truck to prove it," he said.
With intense training, Sturge and the entire storm chasing team, is able to provide the fastest and most educated storm information available to the people of Green Country.
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