Adam Rivers is the Captain assigned to Group 4. He joined Auburn as a career Firefighter/Paramedic in 2006 after working for several years on Ambulances as a volunteer firefighter. He also served in the Army deploying to Iraq as a Medic aboard Medevac Helicopters.
In addition to his role on Group 4, Captain Rivers serves as the department's Training Officer, is assigned to the District 7 Regional Technical Rescue Team and is a CPR and Public Life Safety Educator.
Since 2013 he has been an Instructor with the Massachusetts Firefighting Academy. Captain Rivers is a Paramedic and certified as a Firefighter I/II, Fire Officer II, Fire Inspector II, Fire Instructor III and Incident Safety Officer. He holds a Bachelor's Degree in Fire Science and a Master's in Public Administration from Anna Maria College, as well as a Master's in Education from UMASS Boston.