Captain Dennis LeGear

Instructor Bio | Dennis is a retired Captain of the Oakland, CA Fire Department. During his career, Dennis was an integral part of the team that implemented a new engine configuration for the Oakland Fire Department as the water supply officer. After his retirement, he continued to pursue this role as a consultant for other fire departments.

Dennis has provided technical advice to some of the largest fire agencies in the nation including, Portland, Seattle, Boston, and the City of New York. Dennis consulted with water municipalities assisting in the development of emergency response plans for a variety of water infrastructure problems related to seismic events and other disasters.

Dennis also has played a key role for the fire service on a national level participating in UL studies on fire streams and providing technical knowledge for Pennwell publications and NFPA standards.