Joe Torres has been in the fire service since 2000 starting in the United States Air Force. He has been deployed twice to Afghanistan and has been to several countries around the globe. He has worked in the Los Angeles Area as a firefighter for the last 15 years. He is currently an Inspector/Fire Investigator, Engineer, Urban Search and Rescue member, High Rise subject matter expert as well as an Urban Interface subject matter expert. Joe holds numerous certifications ranging from instructor to wildland operations. Besides being a fulltime firefighter and business owner, Joe is also a father of three. He spends his free time playing with his children, surfing and camping.