Julio Leonidas Ramos is a 13 year student of the trade. He is a recently promoted Lieutenant assigned as a covering Lieutenant for A shift in his department. He is also assigned to special operations division in his department, spending nearly his whole career on squad companies. He is the owner and instructor for Fireground and Special Operations Concepts LLC and has taught or helped at numerous conferences including Firehouse Expo, Fire Rescue East, SAFRE, MAFFC, and Piedmont Fire Expo. He believes in the mantra “Destiny Favors The Prepared.” He is happily married and has a french bulldog named Frankenstein. Julio loves all things firefighting but hd a heart for saw work and hazmat work.