Paul Capo has been a firefighter since 1996 and serves as a Lieutenant/Paramedic on T45 with Clearwater Fire Rescue in Florida. Paul Capo is Founder and serves as President of, When Things Go Bad, Incorporated where he develops a vast compliment of firefighter curriculum and training. His diverse teaching includes, but not limited to, FDIC (Fire Department Instructors Conference), Fire House Expo, Orlando Fire Conference, Fire Rescue East, Wichita HOT, etc. where he trains on multiple subjects in fire service academia. Paul is considered by many to be one of the nation’s leader’s in the “new vanguard” of Firefighter Rescue / Rapid Intervention Crew capabilities. He and is crew can be seen regularly on Fire Engineering’s Training Minutes. In addition he frequently instructs and consults in areas of firefighter self preservation – the physiology changes during firefighter survival. He also is an instructor at Saint Petersburg Fire College where he teaches all levels and topics on firefighting.