SHAWN OKE retired as chief of the Albemarle (NC) Fire Department after 30 years of service. He has bachelor's degree in fire engineering technology from the University of North Carolina-Charlotte and is a graduate of the National Fire Academy Executive Fire Officer Program. He is a co-founder of the Kill the Flashover project, specializing in wetting agent use and research.
Oke discusses foam and wetting agent concentrates and foam delivery systems to ensure members can determine what concentrate is compatible with a particular delivery system for maximum efficiency at fires.
The Clarion Events Fire & Rescue Group provides critical cutting-edge firefighting and emergency medical service news, education, equipment and hands-on training. Through our industry-leading publications, digital media and events Clarion’s Fire & Rescue Group covers the latest developments and standards in apparatus and equipment, clinical breakthroughs, and training for firefighters, EMTs, paramedics and those professionals serving in the Fire & EMS Industries. We at Clarion Fire & Rescue hold ourselves to the strictest of standards, ensuring that our service to the first responders equals the industry’s tireless service to us all while maintaining our long-standing mission to “Train and Inform the Fire & EMS Industry."