Captain Tony Tricarico has been a member of the fire service since 1977 and was hired by the FDNY in 1981. Tony has served in the South Bronx, Brooklyn and Manhattan. Since 2002 he has been assigned to the Special Operations Command and currently serves as Captain of Squad 252.
Tony is a nationally certified instructor as well as a New York State Certified Fire Instructor, is an adjunct instructor at the FDNY Technical Rescue School, a Deputy Chief Instructor at the Suffolk County Fire Academy, and additionally instructs and lectures throughout the country on a engine, truck, RIT and special operations tactics. He has been featured in FETN and American Heat training video's on collapse, elevator operations and SCBA emergencies.
He is an active member of the Mount Sinai Volunteer Fire Department on Long Island and a former Chief of Department.