Captain (Ret.), Bergenfield (NJ) Fire Department
JAMES KIRSCH, MPA, EFO, retired as a captain from the Bergenfield (NJ) Fire Department and he is a former volunteer chief. He is a NJ certified drill ground instructor, incident manager, and fire prevention official. An instructor on the state, county, and local levels, he has also authored articles for Fire Engineering, co-authored the Fire Engineering's Study Guide for Firefighter I and II, and created the DVD Live Fire Training in Acquired Structures. He is a former member of NJ-TF1 US&R where he served as a logistics manager.