Ed Hartin, MS, EFO, MIFireE, CFO is the principal and chief instructor with CFBT-US.
Ed has 39 years of fire service operations and training experience and serves as the Fire Chief with Central Whidbey Island Fire & Rescue.
has delivered fire behavior training and seminar presentations throughout the United States as well as internationally in Australia, Malaysia, Germany, Croatia, England, Sweden, Canada, Chile, & Peru.
He is also a regular contributor to fire service publications including Crisis Respons Journal, Fire & Rescue, Firehouse.com, and is a contributing Editor for Fire Rescue magazine.
Along with Paul Grimwood, Shan Raffel, and John McDonough, Ed
was a co-author of 3D Firefighting: Training, Techniques, and Tactics published by Fire Protection Publications
also contributed to the development of the fire behavior chapters in the International Fire Service Training Association
(IFSTA) Essentials of Firefighting (5th and 6th ed.), Hazardous Materials for First Responders (3rd and 4th ed.) and Fireground Support Operations (2nd ed).