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Jonathan Sivils, IAAI-CFI (V), NAFI-CFEI

Senior Fire Investigator


Dallas, TX Service Center
1800 10th Street
Suite 300
Plano, TX





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  • Professional summary

    Mr. Sivils is a Certified Fire Investigator (IAAI-CFI-V) with the International Association of Arson Investigators as well as a Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator with the National Association of Fire Investigators (NAFI-CFEI). He also holds Associate of Science Degree in Fire Protection Technology. In a career spanning more than 30 years in the fire service, including 15 years investigating fires he has investigated and determined the origin and cause of more than 3500 fires to include commercial structures, residential structures, vehicles, trucks, marine, farm and heavy equipment. He has completed and instructed numerous educational seminars and continuing education courses in the field of fire investigation. Mr. Sivils has also severed as a Federal Police Officer with the US Department of Homeland Security. Mr. Sivils is a court-qualified expert witness in both Criminal and Civil proceedings. Mr. Sivils has extensive training in fire and criminal investigations.

    Areas of Expertise:

    • Residential & Commercial Fire Investigations
    • Vehicle & Heavy Equipment Fire Investigations
    • Marine Fire Investigations
    • Fraud Investigations
    • Evidence Management
    • Scene Management
    • Large Loss Resource Management
  • Education

    A.A.S Fire Protection Technology – Americus University, Washington D.C., 2002


  • Certifications

    Certified Fire Investigator International Association of Fire Investigators, License # 29-01104

    Certified Motor Vehicle Fire Endorsement, International Association of Fire Investigators

    Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator, National Association of Fire Investigators, License #14533-7565

    Certified NFPA 1033 Fire Investigator, National Board of Fire Service Professional Qualifications

    Certified NFPA 1031 Fire Inspector I,  National Board of Fire Service Professional Qualifications

    Firefighter I & II, International Fire Service Accreditation Congress

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