Mr. Pelot has several hundred hours of classroom fire investigation training extending over his nearly 20 years of experience in the private sector of the fire service. He has assisted/Conducted in excess of 2200 residential and industrial fire loss investigations to determine origin and cause. Mr. Pelot has authored approximately 1100 reports.
He has been formally trained in the areas of expert witness testimony, burn pattern recognition, and investigative procedures and techniques. Since then, he has participated in a variety of seminars, training programs, and classes dedicated to fire investigation.
This includes work with Madonna University, Oakland County Fire and Police Training Center, The Fire Service College in England, The Federal Law Enforcement Training Center in Glynco, Georgia and The National Emergency Training Center in Emmitsburg, Maryland, The International Association of Arson Investigators.