John Ceriello is a 25-year veteran with the FDNY. He is currently a lieutenant assigned to Special Operations Command, Squad Co. 252, in the Bushwick section of Brooklyn, NY. He has been an integral part of the FDNYs Wind Impacted Fire Project and Ventilation Project. He is also on the advisory panel for the study Impact of Horizontal and Vertical Ventilation by Underwriters Laboratories.
Ceriello, along with Dan Madrzykowski and Ted Nee, co-authored Fire Dynamics, which covers the fire dynamics requirements of NFPA 1001, explaining the science behind fire behavior and how the science applies to the fireground.