Gary Johnson has over 20 years of experience in combination career fire departments in Northern California. He holds an Associates Degree in Fire Science, California State Fire Training Fire Officer, Chief Officer, Fire Investigator and registered State instructor qualifications. He has served as a Firefighter, Engineer and Emergency Command Center dispatcher for CalFire. He has been a Paramedic for over 15 years and currently holds the position of Fire Captain at a career fire department in Northern California. He is also the founder of the first career fire based Animal Technical Rescue Teams in Northern California.