Rick is Career Fire Captain for the York Area United Fire Rescue (PA), currently assigned to the Manchester Twp Station 895-C shift. Captain Brocius is also a PA State Fire Instructor with 18 years in the fire service, both Career and Volunteer.
Captain Brocius holds multiple certifications in Fire Officership, Rescue Technician, and EMS. Captain Brocius delivers several programs as an Instructor for the Harrisburg Area Community College-Shumaker Public Safety Center in Harrisburg PA.
Captain Brocius also serves as an Instructor for the Career Fire Academy staff, also at HACC. Captain Brocius specializes in "back to basics" live fire attack programs. Such programs include Fire Attack at Attic Fires, Fire Attack at Basement Fires, and Single Family/Multy family Dwelling fires.