Meet Everett’s Newest Firefighters

May 10, 2011

Everett, Everett Jobs

Everett's newest firefighters jason Brock and Matt Demiter

Jason Brock and Matt Demiter

The City of Everett has introduced its newest two firefighters. Here’s the information from Everett Public Information Director Kate Reardon…

EVERETT – Two new firefighter/EMTs have joined the City of Everett’s Fire Department. Meet Jason Brock, of Stanwood, and Matt Demiter, of Lake Stevens.

Brock, 30, graduated from Grace Academy in Marysville, where he was active in the sports including basketball, track, golf and soccer. He earned his AA degree from Edmonds Community College and served as a medic in the United States Air Force. Before joining the Everett ranks, Brock worked as a firefighter/EMT for the Hanford Fire Department in Richland for six years. Brock was honored with several awards during his training at the Washington State Fire Academy in North Bend. He volunteers for search and rescue for the King County Sheriff’s Department and is a member of the Everett-Mukilteo Rotary Club. He enjoys boating, snow skiing, mountain climbing and running.

Demiter, 30, earned his AA degree in Fire Science from Columbia Basin College. Before joining the Everett ranks, he served as a volunteer firefighter for Benton County Fire Protection District No. 4 in West Richland. He was honored in 2002 as Recruit of the Year and then as volunteer Lieutenant of the Year in 2006. He then became a full-time firefighter there in 2006. Demiter is married and has two children. He enjoys hunting, fishing, camping and playing golf.

If you’d like to join their ranks, Everett is currently testing for Firefighters. You have until May 16th to get your application materials together. Check our story of May 6th for all the details.

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