Cole Ladder Safety is operated and run by retired Fire Division Chief, William Cole. He has enjoyed a 30+ year career in the fire service as a firefighter, fire engineer, fire captain, and division chief. William has been fabricating fire testing equipment for over 25+ years including building the first prototype of the Horizontal Bend & Roof Hook Test Equipment, alongside with his father Boyd F. Cole, renowned for his effortless work in starting the ladder testing industry. Furthermore, William is the inventor of the Ladder Saver, a unique way to preserve rungs when ladders are stacked on a fire engine.