Meet a public servant: Dennis Parker


CIN COM 0124 firefighter bio Dennis Parker

Hometown: Pendleton

Rank: Engineer

Years of service: 17

Station/crew: Station 73, A-crew

EMT or Paramedic: Paramedic since 1998, began EMS career in 1990

Technical Rescue Team: Was on team for 10 years, received award for River Rescue of fellow firefighters and 1 citizen that became trapped on local low head dam.

Dive Team: No

Hazardous Materials Team: Yes, Hazmat Technician on current team

Activities/hobbies: Family, vacation

Community involvement: Volunteer for Pendleton Emergency Ambulance and Pendleton Fire Dept. Helps wife with her side business in direct sells from home.

What he did before NFD: Worked at Wishard Ambulance Service for 10 years as an EMT/Paramedic. Worked for several private ambulance services. Began EMS career at Pendleton Ambulance in High School Rookie program in 1990, which continues to this day.