Bryan L. Skelly

West Region Fire Division Manager / IAAI-CFI, NAFI-CFEI, CVFI / San Antonio


Mr. Skelly has extensive experience in all facets of the fire service, with over 25 years of municipal fire service experience. He retired from municipal service as a Deputy Fire Marshal after serving as a shift Firefighter Paramedic, and he is still a State Licensed Master Peace Officer. Mr. Skelly is a Certified Fire Investigator (CFI) by the International Association of Arson Investigators (IAAI), a Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator (CFEI) by the National Association of Fire Investigators (NAFI) and a Certified Vehicle Fire Investigator (CVFI). He served as a police detective with a suburban city of San Antonio and remains active in the law enforcement community as a County Deputy Sheriff

Mr. Skelly's experience includes determining the origin and cause of fires in residential, commercial, industrial, personal and commercial vehicles, and heavy equipment. Mr. Skelly also has been trained in various facets of hazardous materials operations. Mr. Skelly also performed municipal fire inspections of residential, commercial, and industrial facilities. He has knowledge of National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) fire codes and building blueprint plan review regarding compliance with fire, life safety regulations, and building code compliance. Mr. Skelly has been responsible for review and approval of fire protection system plans including fire sprinkler systems and fire alarm systems for compliance with local, state, and national applicable codes. He has served as a municipal Emergency Management Coordinator and as a principal Firefighter Instructor for the San Antonio College Regional Firefighter Academy. Mr. Skelly implemented a non-invasive evidentiary x-ray examination program for Rimkus' South Texas Region.

Mr. Skelly is a state licensed mechanical contractor and has knowledge of proper installation methods and procedures for residential, institutional, and commercial HVAC equipment. Mr. Skelly has served as a municipal Mechanical Inspector, checking for adherence to state and local city codes as they pertained to proper installation methods and procedures.


  • IAAI Certified Fire Investigator
  • NAFI-Certified Fire & Explosion Investigator
  • Certified Vehicle Fire Investigator
  • Texas Licensed Private Investigator
  • Texas Commissioned Master Certified Peace Officer
  • Texas Licensed Mechanical Contractor (TACLB012589E)