Eric Hurst

Public Information Officer

Eric Hurst is 23-years into his fire service career having spent time in various roles including Firefighter, 911 Dispatcher, Supervisor, Operations Manager and Public Information Officer - where his true passion is found. Eric is most widely known for co-hosting the South Metro Fire Rescue YouTube channel, the most followed fire department in the world. Eric's photography and videography, sometimes viral and trending, has been seen around globe on news and entertainment platforms. Eric is an enthusiastic social media instructor and his work can be found in various publications. Off-duty you'll find Eric chasing and photographing severe weather or exploring back roads and abandoned places.

Firefighter First Responders Resilience Mental Health

Creating YouTube Fame- Eric Hurst

Dec. 15, 2021

If you're an aspiring first responder Youtuber, get to know the secrets of Eric Hurst from South Metro Fire Rescue. Eric will share his stories on how he became a successful Public Information Officer and, at the same time, …

Guest: Eric Hurst