Doug Monty served over 25 years as a special agent with ATF leaving as a Supervisory Special Agent. He spent the last 18 years as an ATF CFI conducting origin and cause examinations. He is an IAAI CFI. He was a member of ATF's NRT. As an ATF CFI, his primary responsibility was to assist other agencies with fire investigations. His work has led to expert testimony in both state and Federal court along with regional and national awards. Doug instructed at the ATF National Academy; Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center and Kansas Chapter of the IAAI among others. Doug owns Monty Fire Investigations, based in Wichita, Kansas. His company is a fire and explosion origin and cause investigation company steeped in the scientific method and principles outlined in NFPA 921 and NFPA 1033. His base of operations includes Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, Nebraska and Colorado. Monty Fire Investigations provides consultation services; Expert Witness Services and Trial preparation and training.