Chris started his career as a volunteer at Punta Gorda FD 2 years later Chris joined Fort Myers Beach FD. He has now been in the fire service for over 16 years. Chris worked his way up the ranks and is currently a Captain on E32 where he has been an engine boss for the past 6 years. Through his career he was a former member of SWFL USAR TF-6 as a rescue specialist. Chris has been a paramedic for the last 13 years.. He ran the business Tools of Fire which distributed and taught about fire service tools. Chris is the creator of the Buster Rex which is a fire service FE tool that is currently being sold around the nation. He has is an instructor with the Fort Myers Fire Academy where he teaches various subjects including lead for Forcible Entry. He has taught at Wichita HOT, Fire Rescue East, Lee County Fire Training Cooperative, and at local fire departments in Lee County. Chris is a husband, father of two beautiful girls, and a firefighter. His love for the job runs deep and is expressed through his consistent passion.