Chief Capo has been a firefighter since 1996. He achieved his B.A.S. in Public Safety Administration and instructs on all levels and topics of firefighting. Paul Capo holds his National Registry Paramedic Certification and is the Founder of When Things Go Bad, Incorporated where he develops a vast compliment of firefighter curriculum and training. His diverse teaching includes, but not limited to: FDIC (Fire Department Instructors Conference), Fire House Expo, Orlando Fire Conference, Fire Rescue East, Wichita HOT, etc. where he trains on multiple subjects in fire service academia. In addition, he frequently instructs and consults in areas of firefighter self-preservation – the physiological changes during firefighter survival.
Chief Capo joined Estes Valley in October 2017. He lives in Estes Park with his wife, Kristie, and two children.