Charles W. Feeley, I.A.A.I., C.F.E.I., C.F.I., P. I.

Fire Consultant

Forensic Services



Mr. Feeley was employed by the City of Baltimore Fire Department for 35 years. In this capacity he was involved in many different emergency services positions including Fire Fighter, Lieutenant, Captain, Chief Safety Officer, Battalion Commander and Division Chief.

Mr. Feeley has completed numerous educational seminars and continuing educational courses.

Mr. Feeley has investigated over 550 fires in four years as an investigator and in excess of 5,000 fires as an incident commander at fire scenes. He has given expert testimony in civil and criminal court. He supervised the Office of the Fire Marshal in Baltimore. He also supervised special projects such as the Arson Task Force and the juvenile fire setters program, an educational intervention program and public education programs.

At Rimkus Consulting Group, Mr. Feeley has conducted over 250 fire origin and cause determinations that include, but are not limited to, assignments involving residential, commercial, industrial, passenger and commercial vehicles, marine, farm implement/equipment, appliance and electrical equipment related fires.

Mr. Feeley has been recognized for his achievements by being the recipient of awards that include Distinguished Unit Citation, Meritorious Conduct Award, Exemplary Performance, and Distinguished Service Award.


• Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator: National Association of Fire Arson Investigators

• Certified Fire Investigator: International Association of Arson Investigators

• Licensed Private Investigator: Delaware, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia

• Certified Asbestos Awareness: Maryland