Captain Douglas Mitchell Jr

Instructor Bio | Doug is a member of the New York City Fire Department with 30 years of fire experience, the last 23 with the FDNY. He is currently the Captain of Ladder 38 in the Bronx’s 7th Division. Doug served as the Executive Officer of Probationary Firefighters School and is a PIO for the FDNY IMT. He was a Lieutenant in the Bronx, a Fire Marshal in Queens and a Fireman in Manhattan.

Doug previously worked for Fairfax County Va. Fire & Rescue Department. He has lectured and conducted hands-on-training programs nationwide as a vice president of Traditions Training LLC. He is a principal member of the NFPA 1400 committee. He co-wrote Fire Engineering’s “25 to Survive: Reducing Residential Injury and LODD” in 2013. He has a Bachelor’s degree from University of MD Baltimore County.