Rhode Island

DAVID CURRAN:: IAAI/CFI(V) — Hopkinton, RI

David J.E. Curran is a Certified Fire Investigator with a Motor Vehicle Endorsement through the International Association of Arson Investigations. He has over 40 years of experience in the fire service. David served as a Deputy State Fire Marshal for the State of Rhode Island from 2000 2020. He is also a Certified Service Instructor through the National Fire Protection Agency. David is a of the Rhode Island Chapter of the International Association of Arson Investigators and served as an executive board member for 10 years. He is also a member of the Rhode Island Detectives Organization.

 

SEAN G. REDDY: IAAI/CFI,  NAFI/CFEI, CVFI – Providence, RI

Sean Reddy is a Certified Fire Investigator through the International Association of Arson Investigators as well as a Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator and a Certified Vehicle Fire Investigator through the National Association of Fire Investigators. He has thirty years of experience in the fire service and recently retired after three decades with the City of Providence Fire Department.  During that time, Sean spent 7 years as the department’s senior arson investigator. Sean was a Task Force Officer for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives and an certified Accelerant Detection K9 handler.  He also served as Rhode Island Assistant Deputy State Fire Marshal. Sean is a member of the National Association of Fire Investigators, the International Association of Arson Investigators, and the International Association of Fire Fighters.  He has been a court qualified expert in both state and federal court.

 

MICHAEL R. NOLAN: IAAI/CFI,  NAFI/CVFI – Vice President of Fire Operations – Wakefield, RI
Michael Nolan currently serves as Vice President of Fire Operations for NEFCO. He earned his Criminal Justice degree at Roger Williams College and took additional coursework at the University of Rhode Island, leading to the successful completion of a two-semester course in Criminal Investigation and Scientific Evidence. In addition, Michael has participated in hundreds of hours of fire investigation training, which led to him becoming a Certified Fire Investigator through the International Association of Arson Investigators, as well as a Certified Vehicle Fire Investigator through the National Association of Fire Investigators. He has currently accumulated over 20 years of fire investigative experience between his law enforcement career and his work with NEFCO. Michael’s experience also includes volunteering as a firefighter with the Kingston Fire Department in Rhode Island and serving in the United States Army. He is also presently an instructor at the Institute of Fire Science.

 

BRUCE W. MACKAY: IAAI/CFI – Sutton, MA
Bruce MacKay is a Certified Fire Investigator through the International Association of Arson Investigators. He has over 25 years of experience in the fire service with the Holden Fire Department. He is a court-qualified expert witness in the determination of fire origin and cause. With over 30 years of experience in the HVAC field, Bruce also offers a wealth of knowledge regarding electrical, heating, refrigeration, and ventilation equipment. He holds a certification as a Universal Technician for refrigerant transition and recovery.

 

WILLIAM G. BARABY: BARABY: NAFI/CFEI, CVFI, Master Electrician  – Lakes Region, NH
William Baraby is a Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator and a Certified Vehicle Fire Investigator through the National Association of Fire Investigators. He retired as lieutenant and fire investigator from the Westport Fire Department in Massachusetts in 1999 after 21 years of service. He has served as an electrical investigator for the State Fire Marshal of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and is a licensed Master Electrician in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont. William is a court-qualified expert witness in federal, superior, and district courts.

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