MIKE RICHARDSON, a 33-year military and fire service veteran, is the training chief of the St. Matthews (KY) Fire Department. He has taught at FDIC International for the past 15 years and has instructed firefighters in 43 states and eight countries. He has an M.S. degree in loss prevention and a B.S. degree in fire science. He has an ISO and HSO certification from the FDSOA and serves on its board of directors.
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