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Paul Watlington

Paul Watlington

Battalion Chief of Training, Burlington (NC) Fire Department
United States
Paul Watlington is battalion chief of training for the Burlington (NC) Fire Department with 22 years of service. He has an associate degree in fire protection technology and is pursuing a bachelor of science in emergency and disaster management. He is a chief training officer designee with the Center for Public Safety Excellence. He is also a published author with Fire Engineering magazine