Charles W. Feeley, IAAI-CFI, NAFI-CFEI

Senior Fire Consultant

Forensic Services



Mr. Charles Feeley is a Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator and Certified Fire Investigator. He is a Licensed Private Investigator in Delaware, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia, and holds Certified Asbestos Awareness in Maryland. He was a member of the Baltimore City Fire Department for 35 years where he was involved in many different emergency positions including Firefighter, Lieutenant, Captain, Chief Safety Officer, Battalion Commander, and Division Chief. Mr. Feeley has completed numerous educational seminars and continuing education courses.

Mr. Feeley 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 cases. He supervised the Office of the Fire Marshal in Baltimore City. He also supervised special projects such as the Arson Task Force, the juvenile fire setters program, an educational intervention program, and public education programs.

At Rimkus, Mr. Feeley has conducted over 1750 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