Paul Capo has been a firefighter since 1996 and serves as the Training Captain with the Estes Valley Fire Protection District in Estes Park, Colorado. Paul Capo is the Founder 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 his crew can be seen regularly on Fire Engineering’s Training Minutes as well as in the When Things Go Bad training DVD series. In addition, he frequently instructs and consults in areas of firefighter self preservation – the physiological changes during firefighter survival. Paul has achieved his B.A.S. in Public Safety Administration and instructs in all levels and topics of firefighting.