Einar Jensen, a veteran community risk reduction specialist, works for Colorado's South Metro Fire Rescue Authority's Preparedness Division directing their wildfire mitigation program and educating students and the public on fire and injury prevention. Prior to leaving the mountains, he was a volunteer firefighter for Clear Creek Fire Authority for twelve years and, concurrently, volunteered for eight years for Clear Creek Sheriff's Office Marmot Wildfire Crew. He studied environmental history at the University of Montana and University of Puget Sound and considers himself a recovering print journalist. He is an active member of the Fire & Life Safety Educators of Colorado.
Author of Ancient Fire, Modern Fire: Understanding and Living With Our Friend & Foe, and Origins of Fire: Ancient Myths from Around the World