David Jernigan, Chief Instructor

David is a Battalion Chief with the Panama City (FL) Fire Department, a Wright Rescue Specialty Chief Instructor, and a Florida State certified Fire Instructor. He As a member of the Northwest Florida Regional USAR team since 2009 and, as such, he currently oversees the training of all five USAR disciplines within his department and is their lead Trench Rescue instructor.  David brings to us a special and diverse talent, providing Wright Rescue with expertise in Vehicle Rescue, Machinery Rescue and Trench Rescue.  He is also an assistant instructor within our Rope and Confined Space Rescue program.  We are fortunate to have this excellent addition to Wright Rescue’s existing team.