June 16 -June 21, 2024
Firefighter/Paramedic, Chicago Fire Department

Mike Torres is an 18-year veteran of the fire service. Mike is a Firefighter/Paramedic with the Chicago Fire Department (Truck 20). He also serves as a candidate instructor at the Quinn Fire Academy. Mike is a Captain and training officer for the Hometown, Illinois Fire Protection District.

Mike’s life is dedicated to the preservation of tradition and continued development of the fire service. He serves as an instructor throughout Illinois. Serving for the Romeoville Fire Academy, Illinois Fire Service Institute (IFSI) and Prairie State College fire service programs.

Mike is a member of Illinois Task Force 1, Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) team. In his free time, Mike volunteers for local charities and donates instruction time with the South Side FOOLS, a fraternal organization dedicated to the fire service.

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