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Diane Spinner, IAAI-CFI, CFEI, CMI

Senior Fire Investigator


Orlando Service Center
11602 Lake Underhill Road, Ste. 140



Telephone 2





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  • Professional summary

    Diane Spinner is a Fire Investigator with EFI Global and is based in South Florida. Mrs. Spinner has been involved in the Fire Service/Investigations and Law Enforcement for the past 21 years. As a member of the Palm Beach County Arson/Bomb unit and past Secretary/Treasurer of the IAAI, Florida Chapter, she worked in the Investigative Division performing investigations of fires and was responsible for the juvenile fire setters’ program. Prior to being assigned to the Arson/Bomb squad, she was a Deputy Sheriff assigned to road patrol duties. She has over 500 hours of training specific to fire origin and cause investigation including classes from the National Fire Academy, Criminal Justice Training Institute and Michigan State Police, is a certified Fire Investigator through the International Association of Arson Investigators, a certified Marine Investigator through the International Association of Marine Investigators and is a certified Fire and Explosion Investigator. In addition, Mrs. Spinner possesses Pro Board Recognition and has conducted over 4000 investigations in her career, including qualifying as an expert witness in arson related judicial proceedings.

  • Education

    Associate of Arts, Interdisciplinary Studies: Social & Behavioral Sciences with Honorable Mention, San Joaquin Delta College: Stockton, CA, 2013

    Associate of Arts, Interdisciplinary Studies: Teacher Education Preparation with Honorable Mention, San Joaquin Delta College, Stockton, CA, 2013

  • Certifications

    Florida Association of Licensed Investigators (FBCI)

    National Wildfire Coordinating Group- FI210 Wildland Fire Origin and Cause Determination 

    IAMI-Certified Marine Investigator (CMI), License #4112-169

    IAAI-Certified Fire Investigator (CFI), License #22-14,

    Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator (CFEI), License #21869-12794

    Private Investigator, FL, License #C1600086

    Fire Investigator NFPA 1033-2020, National Board on Fire Service Professional Qualifications

    Approved Instructor of CE 3-24c – Adjuster Optional, Florida Department of Financial Services

    Scuba Diver Certification, PADI-open water certified.

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