Paul Strong entered the fire service in 1990. He is currently a shift captain and acting battalion chief at the Valley Regional Fire Authority in King County Washington and owner of 3 Sixty Training. Strong has served as a training officer, incident safety officer, medical program specialist, hazmat technician and a member of the Technical Rescue team. As an educator, Strong speaks at conferences, training officer’s associations, and individual fire departments. He is the creator and lead instructor of RIC for REAL, Going the Distance on Your Road to Leadership, and Fire Ground Practices - First on Scene. He is an adjunct instructor at the Washington State Fire Training Academy and an affiliate member of the Pacific Northwest chapter of Firenuggets. For more information, visit www.3sixtytraining.com.