About the Author
Kriss has served in the fire service for 25 years and currently holds the positions of Battalion Chief with the Salt Lake City Fire Department and Chief of the Tooele City Volunteer Fire Department. He has a Bachelor Degree in Public Administration, is a licensed engineering contractor and Paramedic, and is a National Fire Academy Instructor. He serves on the NFPA 1021 Committee and is a voting member of the Air Movement Control Association. His interest in positive pressure ventilation and then in positive pressure attack began in 1989. Reinhard works as a Battalion Chief for the Salt Lake City Fire Department. His career with the department has spanned over 30 years and included service as a Paramedic, Interim Fire Chief, and Airport Fire Chief. He has a Bachelor Degree in Microbiology. His work in positive pressure methods for firefighting began in 1989. Ray is retired after working 29 years as a Salt Lake City firefighter. He has an Associate Degree in Fire Science and a Bachelor Degree in Communications. His experience includes work as an editor for several magazines. He has authored and edited numerous fire service articles and training materials.