Dr. Huss is retired as a fire fighter-EMT with the Washington Township Fire Department, Centerville, Ohio. He owns a custom mini-pumper which was built on a M715 1967 Kaiser-Jeep chassis. The pumper was in service with the Adair Rural Fire Protection District near Corvallis, OR until about 2001.

Dr. Huss is a member of the Society for the Preservation and Appreciation of Antique Motor Fire Apparatus in America (SPAAMFAA) and the Eastern Massachusetts Chapter: Massachusetts Antique Fire Apparatus Association (MAFAA).