Meet the Team: Mike O’Brien

What do you do in the City?

“I am a Fire Captain. I am assigned to the engine at the Hancock Street Fire Station. As a team, we provide fire suppression and emergency medical service care within our community.”

What is your favorite part about working for the City?

“As a 4th generation firefighter, I am honored to be a firefighter and serve the City of Everett. I am very fortunate to have a great crew of guys. Our team is the reason we can provide great service to the community.”

What is the biggest lesson you’ve learned from your role?

“The job truly humbles you. Just when you think you’ve seen it all, the unexpected happens. We train for the unexpected and to overcome any scenario, but still, there’s something new every day. We always have to be ready.”

What do you like to do when you are not working?

“I like spending time with my wife and my kids. My wife is a nurse, so we value our time together with our crazy schedules. I also love going to Bruins games and playing hockey.”

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