Grapevine Fire Department; Tarrant County College Fire Service Training Center
Richard “Ritchie” Tice is a 34-year veteran of the fire service, currently serving as a battalion chief for the Grapevine, TX, Fire Department. He has served 12 years with Texas Task Force 1 USAR team, deploying to numerous disasters in the U.S. and its territories. Tice has been teaching with Tarrant County College since 1995. He is currently focused on providing relevant and practical training to potential incident commanders.