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Rich Yunker


  • Line Firefighter/Paramedic – Group 4
  • Fire Investigation Unit

Public Safety Experience

  • Norfolk Fire Department – Serving since 2005
  • Department of Homeland Security, MA-1 DMAT – Since 1994
  • Groveland Fire Department, Groveland, MA – (1987-1993)
  • Caritas Norwood Hospital Paramedic Service – (2000-2006)


  • Bachelor in Science Degree  – Northeastern University, Health Sciences Technology
  • Associate in Science Degree - Northeastern University, Paramedicine

Professional Certifications

  • Firefighter I/II - Massachusetts Fire Training Council & National Board of Fire Service Professional Qualifications
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), American Heart Association
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS), American College of Surgeons
  • Advanced Burn Life Support (ABLS), American Burn Association
  • Fundamentals of Critical Care (FCC), Society of Critical Medicine
  • Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic (EMT-P), Commonwealth of Massachusetts and National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians