Capt. Austin Geiger

Name: Austin Geiger
Title:
Captain
Years of Service: Since 2006
Hometown and Years in Teton Valley: Memphis, TN; Living in Teton Valley for 12 years.

Personal Details (family and hobbies): My wife and I live in Driggs and hope to start building our new home within the next year. Hobbies include fishing, hunting, skiing and whitewater rafting.

Why did you want to become a firefighter?: I began as a volunteer after helping fight a fire up at Grand Targhee as a civilian. Since then, I have found the fire service to be one of the most enjoyable careers I could possibly have. I look forward to serving my community for many years to come.

Training Highlights:
IFSAC Firefighter I&II
Driver/operator
High Angle Technical Rescue
Hazmat OperationsEmergency Medical Technician – Basic
River Rescue Technician

Awards/Honors:
Unit Commendation Award – 2011
Unit Commendation Award – 2010
Unit Commendation Award – 2010