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Dena Ali is a captain with the Raleigh (NC) Fire Department and intermediate with Wake County EMS. Prior to becoming a firefighter, she
served five years as a police officer in North Carolina. Ali has a degree
from North Carolina State University. She is currently a graduate
student at UNCP and her research focuses on firefighter suicide. Ali
taught her class on suicide prevention at FDIC International 2017. Ali
is an avid cyclist and founding member of the Carolina Brotherhood.
She also serves as an advocate for 555fitness.