Paul Combs is a fine artist, illustrator, cartoonist, and firefighter/EMT. His work is published worldwide in newspapers, magazines, and books. He is the editorial cartoonist for Fire Engineering Magazine, and author of four books, and illustrator of the best-selling Sprinkles the Fire Dog and Sprinkles the Fire Dog 2: Making a Difference.
Paul joined the fire service in 1995 and has been a fire service instructor since 2000. He is a retired Lieutenant for the City of Bryan Fire Department in Ohio. Paul is an FDIC presenter, keynoter, and Hands-On-Training instructor, and recipient of the 2018 George D. Post ISFSI Instructor of the Year Award. He is currently an instructor with On-Scene Training Associates, City of Bryan Regional Training Academy, and lectures internationally on leadership and success planning.
Paul is a USO volunteer entertainer, traveling the globe to bring comfort to active, wounded, and retired U.S. and NATO warriors through his art in association with the National Cartoonists Society.