Retired Lieutenant from the Washington DC Fire Department. Joe survived a 1500 degree fire while being burned over 65% of his body with 2nd and 3rd degree burns. He was given 5% chance to live but has survived and thrived to tell the story. He currently is a Life Safety Expert at the Walter Reed Military Medical Center in Bethesda, MD.
Joe is a husband, father and grandfather. He is a Fire and Life Safety expert, public speaker, consultant/trainer, and author.
The fire reached 1500 degrees in a matter of seconds. I wasn't supposed to survive but now I thrive