Paul Hasenmeier, a mediocre Lake Erie fisherman and tireless fire service trainer. Hasenmeier has been a firefighter since 2000 serving a small combination department in Northern Ohio. He’s a paramedic, fire inspector, SCUBA diver and an instructor. He has a bachelor’s degree in fire science, is knowledgeable and experienced in numerous technical rescue disciplines, and is a member of Ohio’s Region 1 USAR team. He is an adjunct instructor for BGSU State Fire School. Hasenmeier is a contributing author to multiple trade publications, and he has presented at various fire service conferences and trade shows.