SIGN-UP NOW! SIGN-UP NOW! Click to become a VoiceAmerica Member for Free!
Voiceamerica radio logo
voiceamerica-variety radio logo
Apple logo Google Play Store Kindle store
Speaking of Fire

Speaking of Fire

Archives Available

May 03rd 2017:Private Fire Investigators Profiles of Individual Firms

There are private fire investigators all over the country. The majority are in local firms. Find out how they operate for your benefit. The new CFIS, Consolidated Fire Investigation Services alliance is also described.

Share Email SHARE

Tune in

Archives Available on VoiceAmerica Variety Channel

Featured Guests

Guest Image

Kirk Hankins

Mr. Hankins is a Regional Manager of FCII. He is a former Boone County Sheriff’s Deputy and a retired 24 year Police Officer from the Columbia Missouri Police Department. He was the primary Fire Investigator for the Columbia Police Department and was responsible for all explosive related incidents and post blast investigations. He was a Captain with the Boone County FPD and he served as the Bomb Squad Commander. He also served as a Technical Search Specialist with Missouri Task Force One. He is a Police and Fire Instructor for the University of Missouri, Columbia Police and Fire Departments, Kansas City, Missouri Fire Department and the National Fire Academy. Mr. Hankins was c
Read more
Guest Image

Paul Carney

I am Senior Special Investigator Paul Carney. I have worked for Fire Consulting & Case Review International as an IAAI Certified Fire Investigator since that company was formed in 2005. I began my career in fire investigations with the Overland Park Fire Department when I became a shift investigator in 1998. In 2003 I began working as a part time laborer with Certified Fire Investigations. I retired from Overland Park Fire Department in 2011 and have been a full time private fire investigator since then. I have conducted approximately 1500 fire investigations and consultations. I have also testified in state and federal courts as an expert witness many times. I look forward to wo
Read more
Guest Image

Chip Barnhart

My name is Chip Barnhart and I specialize in commercial kitchen fire losses. My role in an investigation is to evaluate the performance of the commercial kitchen fire suppression system, ventilation, and related components. I worked for a manufacturer and wholesaler of fire suppression equipment for over 6 years as a product training & technical support specialist. Besides training the installers of commercial kitchen fire suppression equipment and answering related technical questions, I went to fire losses as a company representative when our attendance was requested. That was how I got my first exposure to a fire investigation. My entry into the field of fire investigation is somewh
Read more
Guest Image

Jerrett Love

Jerrett Love is an IAAI Certified Fire Investigator and a NAFI Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator. He has worked in the private industry for 17 years and has conducted over 800 fire scene investigations. He has been qualified as an expert in fire causation in both Missouri and Kansas state courts. He is also a full time firefighter/paramedic and has been in the fire service for 20 years.
Read more

Share This Episode

facebook Share On Facebook
twitter Share On Twitter
Linkedin Share On LinkedIn
Share Email Share this E-mail
Email Host Email the Host

Connect with VoiceAmerica

Download our mobile apps
App store Google play Blackberry store
GPlus Facebook Twitter Linkedin Social Media