Christian P. Frezza

Fire Consultant / M.S., IAAI-FIT, NAFI-CFEI, P.I. / Tampa

Background

Mr. Frezza is a Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator (C.F.E.I.) through the National Association of Arson Investigators, a Fire Investigation Technician through the International Association of Arson Investigators and a Licensed Private Investigator for the State of Florida.  Mr. Frezza holds a Master of Science Degree in Fire Science and Arson Investigation including an Advanced Certificate in Forensic Science and Advanced Crime Scene Investigation from the University of New Haven and Dr. Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Science. Mr. Frezza has completed numerous educational seminars and continuing education courses in the field of fire investigation, post-blast investigations, fire scene fatalities and fire code enforcement.
Mr. Frezza’s  professional career includes over 30 years of experience in the fire service including fire suppression, fire  and explosion investigation, code enforcement, plan review, fire prevention and education.  His professional career includes experience conducting fire and explosion investigations in Connecticut and Florida. Mr. Frezza’s forensic experience encompasses the investigation of fire and explosion causation involving vehicles, motor homes, commercial and industrial vehicles, industrial, commercial, and single and multi-family residential structures. His areas of expertise include management of fire scene analysis, investigation of fire scene fatalities, evidence and data collection, monitoring of destructive and non-destructive testing, investigative interviews, scene photography and videography, accelerant collection and testing, and local, state and national fire code compliance.

Representative Engagements

Commercial, Industrial and Residential Fire Investigations
• Origin and Cause Determination
• Fire protection systems analysis
• Fire code and Plan Review
• Appliances 
• Fire burn victim and fire fatality investigation and analysis
Motor Vehicle Fire Investigations
• Origin and Cause Determination
• Passenger and commercial vehicles
• Motorhomes/RV’s
• Industrial and heavy equipment
Marine Fire Investigations
• Origin and Cause Determination
• Sail, power and commercial vessels
Post-Blast Investigations
• Origin and Cause Determination
• Identification of explosives and related components

Education, Certifications, and Licenses

M.S. Fire Science/Arson Investigation – University of New Haven, Connecticut
B.S. Advanced Fire Administration – State University of New York/Empire State College, New York
Advanced Certificate in Forensic Science and Advanced Crime Scene Investigation, Dr. Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Science, Connecticut
Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator – National Association of Arson Investigators
Fire Investigation Technician – International Association of Arson Investigators
Private Investigator – State of Florida