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Character sheet for Grey's Anatomy and Station 19 characters who have worked at Seattle Fire Department Station 19.

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    Andy Herrera 

Lt. Andrea "Andy" Herrera (Portrayed by Jaina Lee Ortiz)

Appears in Grey's Anatomy (S14); Station 19 (S1)

A firefighter who was practically raised in the station and aspires to be the best at her job. After bringing a young boy into the ER but being unable to leave due to literally holding all his blood in, she forms a close friendship with Meredith Grey, which becomes further founded when she helps with Meredith's research and they bond over their respective intern/rookie.

  • Action Girl: Andy is a brave, confident firefighter and is promoted to lieutenant later in season 1.
  • Betty and Veronica: Ryan and Jack respectively, the former being her Childhood Friend who lives right next door and whom she dated in high school and Jack, with whom she has a sordid Secret Relationship ripe with Belligerent Sexual Tension within the station.
  • Bilingual Bonus: Speaks Spanish and uses it to keep from Meredith/Jo/Helm getting in trouble with April, but also to actually help with their research by taking the phone out of the ER and talking to Dr. Cerron in Madrid.
  • The Captain: She and Jack Gibson are in competition for the vacant Captain's spot at station 19 after her father is forced to step down. The two of them alternate as acting captain between shifts, though this arrangement came to an end after the Season 2 premiere.
  • Captain Smooth and Sergeant Rough: She and Jack function as this respectively while Andy's leadership style is more by-the-book, and calls Jack out on his tendency for taking risks.
  • Establishing Character Moment: She stuck her hand into an open wound to stop a kid from bleeding out. That's number one. Within seconds of this, Glasses/Bloodbank/Schmitt tells her to take her hand out of his patient. Her reply? A confused "You look 12." It's also highly reminiscent of "It's the End of the World"/"(As We Know It)" — the bomb episodes from early Grey's.
  • Heterosexual Life-Partners: With Maya Bishop both acting as each others' confidants and emotional support.
  • Hot-Blooded: Andy can be cocky and stubborn, prone to making reckless decisions without listening to any input from others particularly when she's acting captain and when it comes to someone she loves.
  • I Gave My Word: Reveals in episode 7 she promised her mother she would take care of her father a week before she died.
  • It Is Pronounced Tropay: Her name is Spanish, but apparently it is pronounced like the male Italian name Andrea.
  • Like Parent, Like Child: Her dad, Captain of Station 19, was the main influence on her choice of career.
  • Missing Mom: Her mother died when she was 9, which makes her more sensitive about her dad having cancer.
  • Ms. Fanservice: Now and then.
  • Never Live It Down: Though Andy has given being a firefighter her all, and according to Jack, had earned her lieutenant's spot two years before the start of the series but Pruitt held her back.
  • Omniglot: She speaks Spanish fluently.
  • The Perfectionist: Herrera strives to do everything by-the-book, stick to protocol and carry everything on her back including minimizing the collateral damage. Jack and Ryan both note this about her.
    • In "Contain the Flame", she decides to vent the attic fire with as little damage as possible to the roof interior, deliberately dismissing Gibson and Montgomery's experience with the building saying "steps" have to be followed, only for her method to fail and ultimately resort to Gibson's suggestion. The Battalion Fire Chief calls her out on this.
  • Spicy Latina: Andy is of Latina decent and while normally assertive and level-headed, she can be a hothead, being rather tenacious and stubborn.
  • True Companions: Andy is this with Maya, having been best friends since their days as rookies.
  • What the Hell, Hero?: Is on the receiving end of this many times after some of her more cocky, reckless decisions only backfire and make situations worse.


    Ben Warren 

Dr. Benjamin "Ben" Warren (Portrayed by Jason George)

Appears in Grey's Anatomy (S6-14); Station 19 (S1)
An anesthesiologist from Mercy West, romantically involved with and eventually marrying Bailey, though this becomes complicated by his dreams of pursuing a further education and becoming a full-blown surgeon. After joining a residency program elsewhere, he returns to Seattle because he misses Miranda, and they remain happily married despite disputes and him quitting medicine to "go running into burning buildings".
  • Action Dad: He's now a rookie firefighter and has a son Tuck.
  • Adorkable: His enthusiasm involving the high risk calls involving an invisible chemical fire and one of an apartment building, he's practically bursting with the adrenaline rush and grinning like a kid at Christmas.
  • Happily Married: With Bailey.
  • Naïve Newcomer: Ben learns the hard way early on that saving victims in the field is a whole different world than saving them in an OR. In the series pilot, Montgomery chews him out on this after Pruitt collapses and Ben asks for his history and orders to start a drip line when transporting him to the hospital on the rig.
  • New Meat: He's the new firefighter rookie at station 19.
  • Nice Guy: One of the few characters everybody at Seattle-Grace Mercy West likes, to the point that they would let him scrub in on nerve-wracking surgeries when he was just in town to visit his wife.
  • Second Love: Bailey's.
  • Transplant: From the mother show Grey's Anatomy.

    Jack Gibson 

Lt. Jack Gibson (Portrayed by Grey Damon)

Appears in Station 19 (S1)
Though a lieutenant, Jack is unafraid to take risks in the line of fire.
  • Action Hero: He's a passionate, energetic and smart firefighter with the rank of lieutenant at station 19.
  • Belligerent Sexual Tension: His affair with Andy is ripe with this.
  • The Captain: He and Andy are in competition for the rank of captain at station 19. In Season 1, they both take on the role of acting captain between shifts.
  • Captain Smooth and Sergeant Rough: He's the Sergeant Rough to Andy's Captain Smooth. While Andy is The Perfectionist, Jack's style is more practical due to his experience that he is unafraid to take risks, allowing him to plan ahead and think outside the box. Herrera chews him out for this citing it as reckless or impulsive.
    • This pays off in "Contain the Flame", that on a call where kids had collapsed in a swimming pool full of chemicals, Jack figured out there was a missing girl unaccounted for and made a split-second decision, diving into the pool saving the girl's life putting himself at minimal jeopardy.
  • Green-Eyed Monster: Once he learns of Andy's spark with Tanner and when he knows they're officially dating, he calls her out on the fact she's already in a new relationship with someone right after they ended their affair.
  • Heroic BSoD
  • Heterosexual Life-Partners: With Travis. Also with Dean Miller whom he has been friends with since their days at the firefighter academy.
  • Secret Relationship: He and Andy have been hooking up in secret right before the series' pilot.
  • Straight Man: An aloof, serious and more practical firefighter than to Dean Miller.

    Vic Hughes 

Victoria "Vic" Hughes (Portrayed by Barrett Doss)

Appears in Station 19 (S1)
A junior firefighter, the youngest at the station who wants to prove herself but enjoys meddling in her crew mates' lives.
  • Black Best Friend: For Andy and Maya.
  • Braids of Action: She typically wears her hair in braids even on the job.
  • Cannot Spit It Out: Her newfound fear of fire after her Heroic BSoD (see below), out of pride and also out of necessity feeling that firefighters cannot be afraid of fire. She wises up later after seeing a victim open up about her feelings, letting the team know. They eventually vow to help her overcome this.
  • Chatty Hairdresser: Vic lives to hear the latest gossip around the station, meddling in her crew mates' personal lives while hers seems to remain private.
  • The Determinator: Vic wants any chance to prove herself to her teammates.
  • Did You Just Flip Off Cthulhu?: During peer reviews, Vic winds up yelling at Seattle Fire Chief Ripley over the non-traditional calls Andy and Jack made during an extreme call. Vic even calls herself out on it.
  • Face Your Fears: Her primary story arc in late season 1 is to overcome her fear of fire which she sees as a liability in her career and to the team.
  • Heroic BSoD: After being surrounded by a chemical fire, Vic becomes easily alarmed and petrified at the sight of fire, freezing up on calls and frantically jumping out of high simulators with rooms.

    Ryan Tanner 

Ryan Tanner (Portrayed by Alberto Frezza)

Appears in Station 19 (S1)
A friend of Andy's from childhood who works for Seattle's police department.
  • Action Hero: He's a patrol officer for the Seattle PD.
  • Big Damn Heroes: When Ryan joins Station 19 at a massive strip mall fire, he pitches in to help when a woman must trapped by flames on a balcony has to drop her baby to save him, he catches him in his arms.
  • Child Hood Friend: He is Andy's.
  • Fair Cop: Smart, reliable and not too shabby on the eyes.
  • Former Teen Rebel: Ryan was a troublemaker in his and Andy's youth with a habit of hot-wiring cars when he was 12 and once broke the Herreras' garage window. He's also mentioned being in juvie at least once.
  • A Friend in Need: Ryan will always lend a hand to someone in need. One of the reasons he's popular at the station.
  • Friend on the Force: For Andy, and later to everyone at the station.
  • Ship Tease: With Andy. They had previously dated in high school. Eventually they start going out again late in season 1 after she ends her affair with Jack.
  • Tall, Dark, and Handsome: The ladies at station 19 certainly think so.

    Travis Montgomery 

Travis Montgomery (Portrayed by Jay Hayden)

Appears in Station 19 (S1)
A caring and supportive friend to his fellow firefighters.
  • The Heart: Montgomery is this for everyone at station 19, per his character description, reliable and supportive of his teammates, and helps keep them grounded.
  • Heterosexual Life-Partners: With Gibson and Miller.
  • The Lost Lenore: His husband Michael was another firefighter who was killed on duty a year before the series pilot. The loss still gets to him from time to time.
  • Nice Guy: Travis Montgomery, for his fellow firefighters and the patients on his calls
  • Real Men Cook: His crew mates compliment on his cooking skills.
    Dean Miller: "All I'm saying is the whole point of a meat loaf ... is the meat."
    Andy Herrera: "I don't mind the veggie kind. Especially if Travis makes it."
  • Ship Tease: He starts dating a man named Grant, the grandson of one of his regular patients, slowly at first. Justified as Travis still feels the loss of his late husband.
  • Straight Gay: Was happily married with a husband but is still one of the guys with the rest of the firefighter.
  • Tall, Dark, and Handsome: Travis Montgomery


    Dean Miller 

Dean Miller (Portrayed by Okieriete Onaodowan)

Appears in Station 19 (S1)

    Maya Bishop 

Maya Bishop (Portrayed by Danielle Savre)

Appears in Station 19 (S1)
Andy's best friend and a former Olympic athlete.
  • Bi the Way: Maya says so in "Contain the Flame" she enjoys entertaining a series of "ladies and gents".
  • Big Sister Instinct: Has a brother Mason who's a source of worry for her because he's living on the streets and was arrested for shoplifting.
  • The Confidant: Serves as this for Andy, always providing a listening board whenever her friend has to talk.
  • The Determinator: Competitive and driven, her official character description outlines her as striving to be the best firefighter she can be.
  • Everyone Loves Blondes: Maya is a loyal and fun-loving individual, gets along well with her fellow firefighters and provides a grounding influence for her best friend Andy.
  • Heterosexual Life-Partners: With Andy.
  • It's All My Fault: It was established that while Maya was clearly her parents' favorite because of her Olympic career, her brother Mason decided to go to art school instead which they wouldn't pay for and "left (him) behind", leading to him using drugs and overdosed for the first time when the family was abroad for Maya's gold medal win. Maya feels responsible for his life falling apart due to her underestimating how bad his situation was and does everything she can to help him out.
  • Lovable Sex Maniac: Maya is a steadfastly loyal, protective friend to her crew mates and loves to have sex. Calls it her "self-care".
    Maya Bishop: "Ooh, lots and lots of sex. I highly recommend it.
  • Parental Favoritism: Her parents were thrilled with the prospect of her being in the Olympics, devoting their time and money into her career.
  • Really Gets Around: Maya treats herself to weekly trysts or one-night stands on her days off. She winds up sleeping with one Andy's competitors for the captain position.
  • Straw Feminist: When she's calling Andy out on her hooking up with Jack while they're the co-captains of the firehouse, Maya exclaims Andy is letting down womankind.
  • True Companions: With Andy.

    Pruitt Herrera 

Cpt. Pruitt Herrera (Portrayed by Miguel Sandoval)

Appears in Station 19 (S1)
Andy's father and an institution of Station 19.
  • Action Dad: He's the captain of Station 19 at the beginning of the series. Because of his cancer he has to step down.
  • Artistic License: He was Andy's superior at the firehouse. No fire department would allow a commanding officer to be the superior to their own child, let alone permit him to promote their offspring.
  • Badass Mustache: Sports one, being a veteran firefighter.
  • The Chains of Commanding: Pruitt tells Miller as captain, he's had to distance himself from the overall group in order to lead when he expresses his wish that people in the station come to him for advice and counsel.
  • Desk Jockey: His cancer preventing him from fighting fires he takes up a desk job at station 19, answering phone calls and manning the reception desk.
  • Fatal Flaw: His ego and pride, from all his years of being a firefighter captain as Andy points out. He goes so far to overlook his cancer progressing, disregarding medical advice that he stay at home from the firehouse and rest.
  • The Lost Lenore: His wife, Andy's mother, died years before the start of the series when Andy was young.
  • The Mentor: To Andy and Jack.
  • Never Live It Down
  • Omniglot: Like his daughter, Pruitt speaks Spanish fluently.
  • Pride
  • Ill Boy: Has cancer.
  • Team Dad: As a veteran firefighter, he feels the need to coach the other station firefighters and help them through rough times. When Ben loses a victim for the first time in the field, he helps the rookie get out his frustration with counsel.
  • Tranquil Fury: Andy says so he goes quiet when he's mad, if the time he discovers Andy and Jack's affair is any indication.
  • What the Hell, Hero?: He calls Andy and Jack out over their secretly hooking up when they're fighting for the captain position, where the whole station puts their faith and trust in them but the two of them can't be honest with their fellow firefighters.
  • You Got Guts: In the series' pilot, speaks this verbatim out loud telling Ben he has guts to be a surgeon and respects him for it and that he expects everyone in the station to have guts.

Alternative Title(s): Station 19


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