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Senior Fire Investigator


Houston North
14950 Heathrow Forest Pkwy, Suite 520



Telephone 2





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  • Professional summary

    After 20 years of service in in the private sector Mr. Ramirez made the transition to Public Safety obtaining a Peace Officer Certification and joining the Fort Bend County Fire Marshal’s Office as an Arson Investigator.  Mr. Ramirez’ responsibilities included conducting origin and cause investigations and working criminal cases for fires within the unincorporated county. In addition to fire investigations Mr. Ramirez conducted life safety inspections for commercial properties in the unincorporated areas in the county. Mr. Ramirez was responsible for the property and evidence room as well as evidence submittals to the Texas Department of Public Safety Crime Lab in Austin.  While at Fort Bend County Mr. Ramirez was promoted to a full-time fire investigator with the county.  In 2022, Mr. Ramirez was hired as a full-time fire investigator for EFI Global in the Houston Metroplex and promoted to Senior Fire Investigator in January of 2024.

    Mr. Ramirez has been conducting fire investigations for over six years. He has personally participated or been lead investigator for over 600 fires. The investigations include commercial fires, fatality fires, vehicle fires, and multi-family and single-family structure fires. Mr. Ramirez has extensive training in fire origin and cause determination, arson investigations, complex scene management, evidence collection & management and both fraud & subrogation investigations.

    Areas of Expertise:

    • Life Safety Code
    • Fire Safety Systems
    • Fraud Investigations
    • Property and Evidence Management
    • Scene Management
    • Large Loss Resource Management
    • Cold Case Investigations Management
  • Certifications

    Certified Fire Investigator (CFI), IAAI, # 03-0826164
    Fire Investigation Technician (FIT), IAAI, # 1402793
    Evidence Collection Technician (ECT), IAAI, #970
    Motor Vehicle Fire Credential Endorsement (V), IAAI, 2022
    Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator (CFEI), NAFI, #25697-14745
    Intermediate Arson Investigator, Intermediate Fire Inspector, Intermediate Structure Firefighter, Plan Examiner 1, Hazardous Materials Awareness/Operations, Structural Firefighter I and II, TCFP, #2144708464
    Certified Property and Evidence Specialist, IAPE, #21-670013
    Remote Pilot Part 107 sUAS, FAA, #4273605
    Basic Peace Officer, Basic Instructor, Taser Instructor, Basic Property Technician, Field Training Officer, TCOLE, # 467114
    Emergency Medical Responder, National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians, #R1029519
    ICS-100, ICS-200, ICS-300, ICS-400, ICS-700, ICS-800, FEMA

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