Ocean City, MD, Fire Department
James Jester is a volunteer assistant chief with the Ocean City, MD, Fire Department and a career acting assistant chief with the Salisbury, MD, Fire Department. He is an instructor for the Maryland Fire and Rescue Institute, specializing in firefighter survival and the rescue technician disciplines. He is a special operations team leader and has served as a training officer. Jester has been published in numerous fire service periodicals and has lectured for the Maryland State Firemen’s Association and Firehouse Expo.