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Mike Wright

Position: Driver/Operator/Paramedic
A firefighter in uniform standing in front of a fire truck.

Years of Service: Since 2012
Hometown and Years in Teton Valley: Afton, WY; Lives in Twin Falls, ID

Personal Details (family and hobbies): I was recently married; I have two wonderful step children, and one very busy dog. I enjoy golfing, riding my motorcycle, and spending time in the mountains around the Teton valley.

Why did you want to become a firefighter?: After spending ten years working as an EMT/Paramedic, I felt the need to challenge myself by moving into the fire service. When the opportunity arose to work in this beautiful valley and move forward with my career in fire, I was both excited and grateful.

Training Highlights: 

International Fire Service Accreditation Congress
Firefighter 1
FEMA – Emergency Management Institute
National Incident Management System (NIMS)
Idaho Emergency Services Training Programs
Extrication Awareness and Operations
Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations
American Heart Association – ACLS, PALS and NRP Provider
NAEMT – PHTLS, AMLS and EPC Provider
Idaho State EMS Bureau – EMS Instructor