Ohio

JAMES D. ROUDEBUSH : IAAI/CFI,  NAFI/CFEI – Dover, OH  (Columbus area)

James D. Roudebush 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. James has over nineteen years of experience in the fire service, having served as a firefighter, paramedic, hazmat technician, fire and safety inspector, and fire investigator. He has served as the Senior Fire Investigator for the Dover Fire Department in Dover, OH since 2000. James attended the Ohio Fire Academy and the State Fire School at Bowling Green State University and holds an Associates Degree in Fire Science from Columbia Southern University. He is a court-qualified expert witness in the state of Ohio.

 

CHUCK B. HUDDLESTON: IAAI/CFI – Cleveland, OH

Chuck Huddleston has more than 21 years of experience examining fires and determining areas of origin and causes of fires. He is a Certified Fire Investigator through the International Association of Arson Investigators (IAAI), and a member of the local IAAI Ohio Chapter. Chuck maintains active memberships with both the IAAI and the National Association of Fire Investigators. He has more than 26 years of experience in the fire service.  He has been Lieutenant with the Chagrin Falls Fire Department in Ohio for more than 20 years, and in charge of the fire investigation unit for more than ten years. Chuck has also been a fire fighter/paramedic for the city of Shaker Heights, Ohio, for more than 20 years. In addition, he is a Certified Fire Safety Inspector and a juvenile fire setter counselor.

 

SCOTT P. CHILDS: IAAI/CFI,  NAFI/CFEI, CVFI – Cincinnati, OH

Scott Childs is a Certified Fire Investigator through the International Association of Arson Investigators, as well as a Certified Vehicle Fire Investigator and Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator through the National Association of Arson Investigators. Scott has over thirty-five years of fire service experience, with over twenty years of experience investigating and examining fire scenes. His roles within the fire service have included serving as a firefighter, fire lieutenant, and fire captain. Since 2008, Scott has served as a member of the Clermont County Fire Investigation Team in southwest Ohio, and he currently serves on the Board of Directors with the Ohio chapter of the International Association of Arson Investigators. Scott is also a graduate of the 2010 Ohio Fire Executive Officers Program.

 

MICHAEL F. DRUSHEL: IAAI/CFI, NAFI/CFEI, NAFI/CVFI, Pittsburgh, PA

Michael Drushel is a Certified Fire Investigator through the International Association of Arson Investigators and a Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator and Certified Vehicle Fire Investigator through the National Association of Fire Investigators. He has over 28 years of experience in the fire service, including over 20 years of examining fire scenes and determining areas of origin and causes of fires. He currently holds certifications as a Fire Investigator and a Fire Inspector I through the National Board on Fire Service Professional Qualifications. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Fire Science from Columbia Southern University and is the 1st Vice President of the Pennsylvania Association of Arson Investigators. Mike is an experienced expert witness in civil litigation cases.

 

DANIEL J. MELTON: IAAI/CFI – Rochester, IN

Daniel Melton is a Certified Fire Investigator through the International Association of Arson Investigators. Daniel has served for the Rochester Fire Department for over 20 years as a firefighter, an assistant chief, and an investigator, and was most recently promoted to lieutenant. He has received several awards for his service with the Rochester Fire Department. In addition, Daniel has served as a volunteer firefighter for the Rochester Fire Department, a reserve deputy for the Fulton County Sheriff’s Department, and has also volunteered as a member of the Special Operations Team for the Rochester Police Department. He is a member of the International Association of Arson Investigators, Indiana Chapter.

 

BRIAN R. MILLARD: NAFI/CFEI – Indianapolis, IN

Brian R. Millard is a Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator through the National Association of Fire Investigators, and an Indiana State Certified Fire Investigator II and Fire Inspector II. He has over 30 years of fire service experience, including more than 20 years spent examining fire scenes and determining areas of origin and causes of fires. Brian has served in a number of roles, including fire chief. He has also been responsible for investigating the origins and causes of fires for St. John Township and the Lawrence City Fire Department. Brian holds an Associate of Applied Science degree in Fire Science and Criminology and a Bachelor of Science degree in Fire Science

 

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