Paul Combs is cartoonist, illustrator, and firefighter/EMT. His lavishly detailed artwork is published worldwide in magazines, books, and corporate safety training material. He is the editorial cartoonist for Fire Engineering Magazine and is the author of Drawn by Fire, Drawn by Fire, Too, Drawing Lines: The Art of Making a Difference, and is the illustrator of bestselling children's book Sprinkles the Fire Dog.
Paul joined the fire service in 1995, and has been a fire service instructor since 2000. He is currently a lieutenant for the City of Bryan Fire Department (Ohio) where he is a Firefighter, EMT, HazMat Technician, and instructor for the City of Bryan Fire Training Academy. Paul is an FDIC presenter and Hands-On-Training instructor, and recipient of the George D. Post ISFSI 2018 Instructor of the Year Award.