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Speaking of Fire

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January 04th 2017:The State and Local Arson Teams

Join us, Jamie Novak, David Bridges, State Fire Marshal Greg Carrell and State Fire Marshal Division Chief Wally Roberts as we discuss the roles and duties of fire service and law enforcement, from fire extinguishment to the conviction of the crime of arson.

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Jamie Novak

Jamie Novak is a full time 24hr Shift fire investigator for Saint Paul fire department for the last 21 years and Owner of Novak Investigations. He is a former Minnesota deputy State fire marshal Fire arson Investigator for 11.5 years. He was also a former Golden Valley paid on call firefighter and Fire Inspector. He has 37 years in the fire service and 32 years as a fire Investigator. He has burned approximately 130 houses one room at a time to flashover and helped blow up with propane and natural gas 11 houses and many cubicles. He has also set over 1000 fires for testing and training. He has a passion for training and public education.
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David Bridges

David Bridges is an associate in Meagher & Geer’s Catastrophic Loss Practice Group, focusing on complex civil litigation, including fires, explosions, structural failures, fire protection system failures, product failures and other catastrophic losses and construction-related incidents across the United States. His assignments include forensic investigations of catastrophic losses, including fires/explosions/fire protection system failures involving industrial, commercial and residential facilities. David received his JD degree from North Carolina Central University School of Law. David also obtained a graduate degree in criminal justice from the University of Cincinnati. He has ex
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Greg Carrell

Greg Carrell began his public safety career in 1983 when he left chemical engineering school to take a job as a police officer in his hometown of St. James, Missouri in 1983. Always interested in fire investigation, he became a volunteer firefighter and certified fire investigator. He rose to the rank of Sergeant before taking a position with the Missouri Division of Fire Safety (Office of the State Fire Marshal) in 1986 as an investigator assigned to the northwest quarter of the state. In his 30 years with the State Fire Marshal’s office, he has served as an investigator and an accelerant detection canine handler. He has taken part in nearly 2,500 investigations involving local,
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Wally Roberts

Wally Roberts has been involved in public safety for over 35 years, and currently is the Chief of the Investigations Division with the Office of the State Fire Marshal in Kansas. Wally has been the Chief since January of 2016. Prior to this, he served as a Investigator for the OSFM since 2001. Prior to his position with the OSFM, he was a police officer in the City of Topeka, and worked volunteer firefighter for a local fire department. Wally served honorably for the US Army as a Military Police Investigator, stationed at Ft. Riley KS. Prior to his enlistment with the Army, he was a firefighter for the State of California working for the California Department of Forestry and Fi
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