Fire by Trade was created by Brian Brush in 2013. Brian has over 20 years in the fire service serving in various capacities ranging from rural volunteer departments to large metro and state fire departments.

His passion for training and education is not just in delivery but in his own development. Beyond the traditional fire service disciplines, Brian has served as a USAR Structural Collapse Technician for a Federal Team, public safety diver and Haz-Mat Technician. He holds a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Fire and Emergency Services Administration, Associate’s Degree in Para-medicine, has completed two years in the Executive Fire Officer Program at the National Fire Academy, and is currently in the Fire and Emergency Management Administration Master’s Degree Program at Oklahoma State University.

Through Fire By Trade and training and teaching within his own department and region, Brian and the group of instructors at Fire By Trade deliver a wide range of programs to hundreds of students across the country every year.