Capitol Fire Training LLC
Robert “RJ” James is a 22-year fire service veteran. He currently is a Lieutenant in Frederick County, MD, where he is assigned to the 2nd Battalion in the Special Operations Division. He comes to the service with volunteer experience, as he is a life member of the Rockville Volunteer Fire Department in Montgomery County, MD. James is the founder of Capitol Fire Training LLC, a Maryland State certified instructor, an academy instructor for Frederick County Fire/Rescue, and a fire service instructor at fire service conferences all over the country. He has specialized in Rescue, Squad and Truck Company concepts and tactics, and is the creator of the fire service’s “Urban Forcible Entry” program. He has led many training programs on various platforms and is a contributor to Firehouse Magazine’s forcible entry topics.