Chief Capobianco started with the Orange County Fire Authority as a Paid Call Firefighter in 1988. While volunteering his time, he completed his Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology from UC Santa Barbara. He was hired as a firefighter/paramedic in 1999. During his career with the OCFA, he has been involved with the Urban Search and Rescue Team, Swiftwater Rescue Team, Training Officer, Fire Investigator and the Critical Incident Stress Debriefing Team. Rob spent his time as a Battalion Chief in Battalions 6 and 7 and most recently as the Battalion Chief in the Fire Investigations section.