Fire Cause Origin Investigation Expert Witness MN 531451


Expertise Description

I am an expert with over 35 years experience in fire services with expertise in fire cause and origin investigations; residential, commercial and vehicle fire/explosion origin and cause investigations; explosion investigations; forensic fire analysis; and arson. I have spent more than 30 years offering deposition, consultations, and courtroom testimony as a fire cause and origin expert witness.

Areas of Expertise


Licenses Certifications

Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator by the National Association of Fire Investigators
Certified Police Instructor by the Alaska Police Standards Council
Certified Instructor by the International Association of Arson Investigators, Inc.
Certified Fire Investigator (CFI) by the International Association of Arson Investigators, Inc.
Licensed as a private fire investigator by the MN Private Detectives Board

Awards & Affiliation

National Association of Fire Investigators
International Association of Arson Investigators (IAAI)
Unit Commendation Award issued by the City of St. Paul
International Association of Arson Investigators President’s Award for outstanding service to the IAAI
Fire Service Award issued by the City of St. Paul

Primary Affiliation

National Association of Fire Investigators



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