Captain Mike Gagliano

Captain Mike Gagliano

Seattle Fire 

Email:  [email protected]


Mike Gagliano has over thirty years of fire/crash/rescue experience with the Seattle Fire Department and the United States Air Force.  He is the Captain of Ladder 5 and a proud member of Fire Station 31.

Captain Gagliano has written numerous fire service articles, is co-author of the bestselling book Air Management for the Fire Service and the SCBA chapter of the Handbook for Firefighter 1 & 2 from Pennwell.

He is a member of the Fire Engineering/FDIC Advisory Board, a Director for the Firesmoke Coalition, on the advisory board of the UL-Firefighter Safety and Research Institute, and is a Senior Advisor to the Firefighter Air Coalition. He teaches across the country on Air Management, Fireground Tactics, Leadership and Company Officer Development.

Mike co-hosts the popular Fire Engineering radio webcast “The Mikey G and Mikey D Show” and partners with his wife Anne ( to teach on strategies for developing and maintaining a strong marriage/family.