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Paul Wood is a 20-year veteran of the Massachusetts fire service. He began his career as a call Firefighter in the town of Grafton. He was assigned to Station 3 and worked as part of Rescue 1 where he was able to acquire and hone specialized Recue Company and general firefighting skills and experience. While pursuing a fulltime firefighting career Paul worked fulltime as an EMT in both Worcester and surrounding towns. Paul received his paramedic certification and shortly after was hired as a career Firefighter/Paramedic for the Town of Auburn.
Paul graduated from the Massachusetts Fire Fighting Academy Class #182. Paul is assigned to Group 1 and works out of Headquarters. Paul delivers EMS trainings to the group and aids with the inspection and maintenance of apparatus and equipment.
During his career, he has obtained multiple certifications including Firefighter I/II, Hazmat Ops, Fire Instructor I, Fire Officer I and Dive Rescue Tender, including ice and surface rescue. He is an active member of the District 7 Regional Dive Team serving as a Team Leader. Paul is actively pursuing and obtaining the skills, knowledge, and abilities to aid him in his pursuit to become a company officer.
Favorite Quote “rescue everyone and make it home safely” - Poppy