Paul Conway Fire Welcomes Steve Florian

Paul Conway Fire Welcomes Steve Florian

New Berlin, WI: We are excited to expand our presence in Southeast Michigan with the addition of Steve Florian to our team.

Steve has 23 years of experience in the fire service, having been in Taylor and Highland Park, Michigan, Gary, Indiana and the Merrillville IN Volunteer Fire Department. For the past 15 years, he has been serving on the Detroit Fire Department, Squad Company 3.

Steve is a Graduate of Eastern Michigan University Executive Level Officer Training, Staff & Command Class 15. He also earned his Associate of Applied Science degree in Public Safety Technology / Fire Science from Ivy Tech State College of Indiana and a Bachelor’s of Applied Science in Public Safety Studies from Siena Heights University of Michigan. He is also trained as a licensed Emergency Medical Technician & Fire Officer I, II & III, Rope Rescue Technician, Trench Rescue Technician, Hazardous Materials, 29.CFR1910.146 Industrial Technical Rescue, OSHA 500, 510, & 521, Instructor for Construction, PADI Law Enforcement Underwater Rescue Specialist 2 and Search & Recovery Diver.

If you have attended FDIC, you may have seen Steve at some of your training, as he has been a Hands-On Instructor for Fire Engineering magazine since 2007. He has taught courses such as Forcible Entry, Engine Company Hose Loads and Deployments, Building An Attack Ready Engine Company, Urban Essentials and Truck Company Emergencies.  

Steve’s knowledge of emergency services, industrial safety & the fire service industry enables him to provide the highest level of customer service and product education to his customers. He has additional experience as a Michigan Firefighter Training Council Certified Instructor 1, and he’s also been a site safety supervisor, instructor, and stand-by rescue technician providing industrial emergency response services for confined space and rope rescue.

For those in Steve’s area, he can be contacted directly at (586) 899-9773 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

About Us: Paul Conway Fire is a division of Paul Conway Shields, a family owned business with proven performance since 1985. Firefighting heritage runs deep within this organization, spanning three generations, with founder Paul J. Conway (retired Chief of Operations - Milwaukee, WI Fire Dept.) as President. Acknowledging the growing need to provide equipment, gear, and services that other first responders and the community can rely on, the company has expanded beyond the Fire industry to also include Law, Safety and Custom Shop divisions.