Fire Investigator Resume

Samantha Gray

North Highlands CA 95660

(916) 987-6543

[email protected]

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Career Objective

Searching for challenging position in which to utilize my Fire Investigator skills to their fullest.

Summary of Qualifications:

  • Remarkable experience in fire and explosion investigation and analysis
  • Familiarity with building science and construction techniques
  • Extensive knowledge of building features and effect on the development and spread of fire
  • Ability to collect, secure, pack and transport physical evidence in a proper manner
  • Ability to document fire scene by using both still and video photography

Work Experience:

Fire Investigator, August 2005 – Present

Rimkus Consulting Group, Cleburne, TX

  • Packed collected pieces of evidence in securely closed containers.
  • Examined fire sites and gathered evidence such as glass, metal fragments, charred wood and accelerant residue.
  • Testified in court cases of fires, suspected arson and false alarms.
  • Developed and maintained reports of investigation results and convicted arsonists and arson suspects.
  • Conducted internal investigation to determine negligence and violation of laws and regulations by fire department employees.
  • Dusted evidence and part of fire scenes to obtain fingerprints.

Fire Investigator, May 2000 – July 2005

Pronet Group, Cleburne, TX

  • Testified in court or serve as expert witnesses.
  • Collected photographic and physical evidence, conducted investigations to document onsite conditions and oversaw field- testing.
  • Checked various multi-family residential and businessl construction for fire code compliance.
  • Prepared oral and written reports that documented causes of fire and explosion incident.


Bachelor’s Degree in Fire Science, Plymouth State University, Plymouth, NH