PAUL SNODGRASS, a Firehouse® contributing editor, is a former fire chief with 19 years of fire service experience. He is an adjunct fire service instructor at Hillsborough Community College in Tampa, FL, and Cogswell College in Sunnyvale, CA. Snodgrass holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from Augsburg College in Minneapolis, MN, and a master’s degree from the University of Phoenix. He has been writing about, designing and teaching traditional and online courses since 2005. He can be contacted at email@example.com.