EDWARD HARTIN is chief with Central Whidbey Island (WA) Fire & Rescue and the owner of CFBT-US, an international training firm focused on structural fire behavior and firefighting tactics. He is a 39-year veteran of the fire service and has taught fire behavior and structural firefighting strategy and tactics throughout the world. He is the coauthor of "3D Firefighting: Training, Techniques, & Tactics." He has a master’s degree in education, has completed doctoral studies in educational leadership, and graduated from the National Fire Academy’s Executive Fire Officer Program. He has achieved Chief Fire Officer designation and is a member of the Institution of Fire Engineers.