Like many of his fellow firefighter/paramedics, Levi Ammons was drawn to the fire service because he wanted to work in a challenging environment where he could make a difference in people’s lives.
Firefighter Justin Tichy, who grew up in the O’Fallon area, never wanted to be stuck inside behind a desk.
Simply put, Scott Wichern became a firefighter to help people in need.
Cody Willis has always known he wanted to be a firefighter. He joined the crew at O’Fallon Fire Protection District as a junior firefighter in 2011 and said he quickly realized he wanted to spend his career there.
Heather Gump grew up in O’Fallon, and is excited to protect and serve her hometown community.
Jeff Woodson comes from a family of firefighters; his oldest brother, stepfather and father-in-law all share the profession.
For Trey Thomure, becoming a firefighter offered him a chance to have a rewarding career while also giving back to his hometown.