City of North Las Vegas
4040 Losee Road
North Las Vegas, NV 89030
Phone: (702) 633-1102
Battalion Chief John Wright joined the North Las Vegas Fire Department in 2001 and previously served as a Captain, Engineer and Firefighter. Chief Wright was born and raised in the Las Vegas Valley. He has earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and an Associate of Applied Science in Urban Firefighting from the College of Southern Nevada.
Chief Wright is heavily involved in the formation of the Valley's Hostile Mass Casualty Incident policies, and is the chair of the Southern Nevada Fire Operations (SNFO) Ballistic Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) sub-committee. Chief Wright was also a Team Leader for the department's Tactical Medic Team, working with North Las Vegas Police Deparment (NLVPD) Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT).
Prior to joining the fire service, Chief Wright came from the hotel and entertainment industry, where he served for many years as an Operations Supervisor, gaining a passion for customer service delivery.