Member Spotlight: Troy Lorton
This week’s spotlight is Advanced EMT/Firefighter, Troy Lorton. Troy has started his Fire/EMS career in 1997. Throughout the years, he has been a part of several departments, including Wadsworth Fire, and joined Rittman in 2020. Troy enjoys the “Fire Life,” serving the community and surrounding areas.
If you know Troy personally, you know that Troy is always excited and happy to be at work. He is known to have a positive attitude and is outgoing. Almost daily he tries to remind people to “stay safe out there,” via Facebook. If not working at the fire department, you can find Troy out Door Dashing. Although he works often and long hours, he always makes sure to spend time with family. Troy’s favorite part about spending time with his nephews is being able to plan a day full of excitement and surprises. Troy’s best friend at home is his dog “Kuunu”.
His favorite holidays are Halloween and Christmas. You can always find Troy watching new and old movies. Troy enjoys going on cruises and vacations, in fact, one could classify him as a world traveler. One could say Troy has the luck of the Irish. He is constantly winning things: vacations, money, etc.
Advice Troy will give someone debating about joining the fire service is “Do it, it’s the best job ever!”