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Michael Merriken, CFI, CFEI

Fire Investigator


Phoenix, AZ Service Center
407 S. 107th Avenue
Suite A22
Tolleson, AZ





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  • Professional summary

    Mr. Merriken has more than 30 years’ experience in supervising and conducting investigation of fires and explosions, including origin and cause determination, report writing, follow-up investigations and preparation of criminal case packets for the San Diego County District Attorney. Post-Blast investigations of explosions. Deployment, training, handling, and maintenance/care of accelerant detection K-9. Expert witness testimony in both civil and criminal court.

  • Education
    • Bachelor of Science, Occupational Safety & Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, 1977
    • Associate of Science, Fire Science, Miramar College, San Diego, CA, 1982
  • Certifications
    • Certified Fire & Explosive Investigator, NAFI, #13922-8270
    • IAAI-Certified Fire Investigator, #22-014
    • Certified Fire Investigator, CA, #517
    • Certified Fire Investigator, NBFSPQ, #278604
    • Certified Private Investigator, CA, #27534
    • Certified Private Investigator, AZ, #1643686
  • Disciplines
    • Fire Investigations
    • Fire Investigations - Incendiarism
    • Fire Investigations - Liability
    • Fire Investigations - Origin and Cause
    • Fire Investigations - Subrogation
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