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New Firefighter Recruited to the Moses Lake FD

— Moses Lake WA

The Moses Lake Fire Department recent hired its first full-time female firefighter and paramedic.

Samantha Wright was hired to fill new position with the local department. The new positions were approved by the City Council in the 2019 city budget.

Samantha holds a National Registry and Washington Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic certification and was previously employed with Lifeline Ambulance in Omak.

Samantha has also served as a volunteer firefighter with Grant County Fire in District 10 (Royal City) since 2015 and holds a certification in wildland firefighting, hazardous materials and emergency medical services.

“Samantha participated in a competitive civil service hiring process held at the Headquarters Fire Station earlier this month,” Bastian stated.

“During the hiring process Samantha distinguished herself as a capable firefighter and paramedic during that assessment. We are pleased to welcome her aboard as a full time firefighter.”
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