Andrew R. Peterson

Fire Consultant / IAAI-CFI / San Francisco/Concord


Mr. Peterson is a Certified Fire Investigator (IAAI-CFI) with the International Association of Arson Investigators and a Certified Fire Investigator I with California State Fire Training.

Mr. Peterson has 16 years of firefighting experience with 8 years as a public-sector origin and cause investigator. The majority of incidents investigated range from small residential fires to commercial buildings and wildland fires. Other investigations have included automotive, mechanical, clandestine lab, and recreational vehicle fires.

Mr. Peterson has performed fire and explosion investigations involving structures, vehicles, and commercial incidents. He has experience with both criminal and accidental fire causes.

Education and Certifications

• Fire Academy: Yuba College
• Paramedic: Mendocino College
• Certified Fire Investigator: International Association of Arson Investigators
• Certified Fire Investigator I: California State Fire Training