Chief Wright brings 36 years of experience in the fire service along with his skills in leadership, communication, training, and suppression operations.
Chief Wright is a life long resident of the Niceville area. He entered into the field of firefighting in April of 1979 when he joined the Niceville Volunteer Fire Department., where he rose through the ranks to become Chief of Niceville and East Niceville Fire District in August 1986.
Chief Birch also brings 30 years of experience to the district. He retired from the United States Air Force where he served in Germany and The Middle East fighting structual and flightline fires. Chief Birch joined the District in 2008 and quickly moved through the ranks and was promoted to Assistant Chief in 2016.