E. Metts Hardy, IAAI-CFI, CFEI, CHMT
Vice President, Fire Investigations
Mr. Hardy has over 36 years conducting fire service and insurance related origin and cause investigations, specializing in fires and explosions in residential/commercial property, vehicles, etc. He has conducted in excess of 3,000 fire origin and cause investigations. He has attended and instructed numerous seminars and continued education programs related to Fire Investigation and NFPA 921 for both public and private sector investigators. He is an IAAI Certified Fire Investigator, Certified Fire/Explosion Investigator, Pro-Board Certified, Fire Causation Instructor, Certified Hazardous Materials Technician, and a licensed Private Investigator. He has qualified and provided expert witness testimony in state and federal courts in the field of origin and cause of fires and explosions in MS, LA, KY, and TN.