Wilbur also serves on the FDNY apparatus purchasing committee, and has given state certification to the FDNY chauffeurs school.
Mike is also a contributing editor for Firehouse Magazine and Fire Apparatus Journal.He has also served on the IFSTA validation committees for the Apparatus Operator and Aerial Operator Manuals.
Lt. Wilbur in nationally recognized in Emergency Vehicle Operations, Apparatus Placement and Purchasing.
Tom spent 28 years working in various engineering and sales positions for several apparatus manufacturer’s including Saulsbury Fire Apparatus and RD Murray in New York.
He is a senior partner at Emergency Vehicle Response conducting fire protection surveys and apparatus engineering work. He also works to support both the with the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps Fire and Emergency Services preparing technical bid specifications, bid proposal reviews and conducts final inspections for all newl fire apparatus for both agencies.
Tom is a contributing editor to both Firehouse Magazine and Fire Apparatus Journal and has previously written books covering the history of Hahn Motors, Young Fire Equipment and the Syracuse, New York Fire Department.