Nick Ledin has been a student of the job for 14 years and is a firefighter/paramedic with the Eau Claire (Wi.) Fire Department, currently assigned to Truck and Medic 9. He's a contributor to "Firefighter Rescue Survey", has instructed at various local and national conferences, and an affiliate with FireNuggets MN/WI. He's a technical committee member for NFPA 1700, was a former technical panel member for UL FSRI's PPA/PPV study and was a co-host of "The International Perspective" on Fire Engineering Blog Talk Radio. Nick has also authored several articles for fire service publications and was a former president of Northland FOOLS.