Senior Fire Consultant

Forensic Services



Mr. Hubert Peete began his fire service career at the age of 16 in 1983, as an Explorer Scout with his hometown fire department.

He developed an interest in the origin and cause of fires early in his career and has pursued to increase his knowledge of the subject throughout most of his life. He continued as a volunteer firefighter and officer with his hometown for 20 years. He earned a B.S. in Public Safety Administration and holds a number of fire-related certifications including Certified Fire Investigator, Certified Vehicle Fire Investigator, Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator, and Certified Hazardous Materials Technician.

After attending college, he entered service with the City of Pelham Fire Department in Pelham, AL. He served in many capacities and retired as a company officer in December 2015, after 25 years of service.

Mr. Peete has spent the last 20 years working as a private fire consultant and has investigated over 1,000 fires. He has been certified and testified as an expert witness in both federal and circuit courts.

Mr. Peete is a certified Bosch CDR Technician who conducts event data recorder (EDR) downloads on passenger automobiles.


• Public Safety Administration, B.S.: Athens State University (1998)

• Applied Science, Fire Science Management, A.A.: Shelton State Community College (1996)

• Certified Fire Investigator: International Association of Arson Investigators #06-019

• Certified Vehicle Fire Investigator: National Association of Fire Investigators #10187-4671V

• Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator: National Association of Fire Investigators #10187-4671

• Certified Fire Officer II: Alabama #02256

• Certified Hazardous Materials Technician: Alabama #T2540

• Certified Hazardous Materials First Responder: Alabama #HMR0661

• Certified Fire Officer I: Alabama #FO766

• Certified Fire Instructor I: Alabama #I3780

• Certified Fire Fighter II: Alabama #F2-2271 (1997)

• Certified Apparatus Operator- Aerial: Alabama #AA0008

• Certified Fire Investigator: Alabama #FI 078

• Certified Fire Inspector I: Alabama #INS 039

• Certified Apparatus Operator: Alabama #A 1186

• Certified Fire Fighter I: Alabama #F3700

• Certified Emergency Medical Technician – Basic: Alabama #901269

• Memberships: Alabama Association of Arson Investigators; International Association of Arson Investigators; National Association of Fire Investigators; Fire Investigators of Florida