Charlotte, NC, Fire Department
Thomas Anderson has been in the fire service for 17 years and is currently the captain assigned to Ladder 24 in a large metropolitan department in North Carolina. He has a passion for primary search operations and enhancing firefighter efficiency through thermal imaging and training on the basics. Anderson has an associate degree in fire science and is currently working on his bachelor’s degree. He is Thermography Level 1 Certified, a lead instructor for Insight Fire Training—a company specializing in thermal imaging and how to incorporate it for maximum benefit to all fireground operations—and an adjunct instructor with Gaston College RESTC.