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Chad Ford, IAAI-CFI, NAFI-CFEI, NAFI-CVFI

Senior Fire Investigator

Location:

Indianapolis Service Center
8091 Center Run Drive
Suite 191
Indianapolis
46250

Telephone

260-215-2829

Telephone 2

800-771-1463

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  • Professional summary

    Mr. Ford has over 1000 hours of classroom fire investigation training extending over his nearly 21 years of experience as a firefighter, police officer and fire origin and cause investigator, working within the fire and law enforcement communities as well as in the private sector.

    Mr. Ford has investigated over numerous fire and explosion incidents throughout Indiana, Michigan, and Ohio. These investigations have involved serious injuries, fatalities, criminal cases, product liability/subrogation issues, and multi-million dollar losses.

  • Education

    Concordia University
    Fort Wayne, Indiana
    Undergraduate Studies

    Central Texas College
    Killen, Texas
    Undergraduate Studies

    Concordia Lutheran High School
    Fort Wayne, Indiana

  • Certifications

    Certified Vehicle Fire Investigator (NAFI-CVFI) National Association Fire Investigators (NAFI), 2011, Certification 12038-5807
    Certified Fire Investigator (IAAI-CFI) International Association of Fire Investigators (IAAI), 2011, Certification 14-082128
    Evidence Collection Technician (IAAI-ECT) International Association of Fire Investigators (IAAI), 2011, Certification 117224
    Fire Investigation Technician (IAAI-FIT) International Association of Fire Investigators (IAAI), 2011, Certification 117224, Re-certified 2014
    Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator (NAFI-CFEI) National Association of Fire Investigators (NAFI), 2007, Certification 12038-5807, Re-certified 2011
    Fire Investigator I, Indiana Department of Homeland Security, 2006, PSID # 7393-1244
    Fire Instructor II/III, Indiana department of Homeland Security, 2006, PSID # 7393-1244, Recertified 2009, 2012, 2015
    Fire Instructor I, Indiana Department of Homeland Security, 2005, PSID # 7393-1244
    Firefighter I/II, Indiana Department of Homeland Security, 2005, PSID # 7393-1244
    Firemedic IV, Indiana Department of Homeland Security, 2005, PSID # 7393-1244
    HazMat Technician, Indiana Department of Homeland Security, 2004, PSID # 7393-1244
    Basic Firefighter, Indiana Department of Homeland Security, 2004, PSID # 7393-1244
    HazMat Operations, Indiana Department of Homeland Security, 2004, PSID #7393-1244
    HazMat Awareness, Indiana Department of Homeland Security, 2004, PSID #7393-1244

  • Disciplines
    • Fire Investigations
    • Fire Investigations - Failure Analysis
    • Fire Investigations - Incendiarism
    • Fire Investigations - Liability
    • Fire Investigations - Origin and Cause
    • Fire Investigations - Subrogation
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