Michigan

PAUL F. FILLMORE: IAAI-CFI // NAFI-CFEI – Detroit, MI

Paul Fillmore is a Certified Fire Investigator through the International Association of Arson Investigators, as well as a Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator through the National Association of Fire Investigators. Paul has over 11 years of experience in fire investigation in both the public and private sectors. He also has over 17 years of experience in the fire service as a firefighter and fire investigator with the Detroit Fire Department. Paul is IAAI-trained in expert courtroom testimony. He is a member of the International Association of Arson Investigators, the National Association of Fire Investigators, the National Fire Protection Association, and the International Association of Marine Investigators.

 

GARY M. DREYER: NAFI-CFEI // NAFI-CVFI – Grand Rapids, MI

Gary Dreyer is a court qualified expert witness and has provided expert testimony regarding fire origin and cause on many cases since 2008. He is a Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator and a Certified Vehicle Fire Investigator through the National Association of Fire Investigators. Gary has more than 25 years of experience in the fire service and currently serves as the chief of the Crockery Township Fire Department. He has a Bachelor of Arts Degree with certificates in Fire Prevention Technologies and Fire Administration from Western Illinois University.

 

JAMES K. CURRIE: IAAI/CFI, NAFI/CFEI – Prescott, MI

Jim Currie is a Certified Fire Investigator through the International Association of Arson Investigators and a Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator through the National Association of Fire Investigators. Jim has more than 10 years of experience in the fire service. He served as a Fire and Explosion Investigator for the Solano County Sheriff’s Office and Solano County Office of Emergency Services in Fairfield, CA. He also served as a Team Leader and Investigator for the Solano County Office of Emergency Services from 2013 to 2022. Jim is a member of the International Association of Arson Investigators, the National Association of Fire Investigators, the Michigan Chapter of the International Association of Arson Investigators, and the California Conference of Arson Investigators.

 

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