P.J. Norwood is the Director of Training, CT Fire Academy. He is Retired Deputy Chief from the East Haven CT Fire Department; has served four years with the CT Army National Guard. P.J. is a FDIC classroom, workshop and HOT Instructor, Fire Engineering Advisory Panel Member, Fire Engineering book and video author “The Evolving Fireground – Researched Based Tactics” and the “Tactical Perspectives” DVD Series. P.J. also serves on the UL-FSRI Technical Panel for the Study of Residential Attic Fire Mitigation Tactics and Exterior Fire Spread Hazards on Fire Fighter Safety. P.J. is a Public Safety Education Group advisory member for UL-FSRI. He has lectured across the United States as well and overseas. He is certified to the Instructor II, Officer III, Fire Marshal and Paramedic level.