B/C Hutchings joined the volunteer program at Douglas County Fire District #2 in 1986. During that same period he enrolled in the paramedic program at UCC.
He was originally hired as a full time firefighter at Douglas County Fire District No. 2 in July of 1991. Barry moved onto the position of Fire Chief at two different organizations before coming back to Fire District No. 2 in June of 2008. He is a current member of the Technical Rescue Team. Holds an AAS degree in General Studies with a minor in EMT from Umpqua Community College. Received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Management from Northwest Christian College in Eugene Oregon.
Professional philosophy. B/C Hutchings believes that our customers trust us to provide them with the highest quality of service achievable. The Fire Service has an awesome responsibility to ensure that we provide the most benefit possible with the resources that have been made available to us by the public.