Coastal Fire Training/John Buttrick
John Buttrick is the founder and owner of Coastal Fire Training, LLC. With 12 years in the career fire service, John has worked in departments of varying size in Ohio & Virginia. John holds an Associates Degree in Fire & Emergency Services from Hocking College and is pursuing his Bachelor's Degree in Fire Administration from Bowling Green State University. John holds numerous certifications and licensures to include being a state licensed locksmith, Fire Officer II, Fire Instructor II, train-the trainer programs, and is a paramedic. John is a graduate of the Virginia Fire Officers Academy & the Hampton Roads Fire Officers Academy. John has served in capacities as a live-in volunteer, part-time, full-time, and as an EMS Educator for a Virginia state college. John serves as an instructor reviewer & content contributor for the Public Safety Group / Jones & Bartlett Learning. A past FOOLS chapter President & Fire Engineering Training contributor, John believes in giving back and all facets of the fire service. John has been hired by the Fire Department of Memphis and starts his career there in February of 2021.