Bio: Ben Shultz is a firefighter/ paramedic with West Palm Beach Fire Rescue. His 15-year career has taken him from southern California to Colorado to Florida, from rural to suburban to urban districts. He has split his time riding the truck, engine, heavy rescue, squad and medic. Ben has been an instructor with Irons & Ladders and When Things Go Bad and currently teaches with Fire By Trade. His teaching opportunities have taken him to the Fire Nuggets Boise Firefighters Symposium, Mile High Firefighters Conference, FDIC, Fort Lauderdale Fire Expo, Orlando Fire Conference, Metro Atlanta Fire Fighter Conference and the Portland Firemanship Conference.