Kevin D. Sneiderwine

Fire Consultant / IAAI-CFI, NAFI-CVFI, NAFI-CFEI, ECT / Indianapolis / South Bend


Mr. Sneiderwine holds an A.A.S. in Fire Science and is currently pursuing an A.A.S. in Criminal Justice. He is a Certified Fire Investigator and Evidence Collection Technician through the International Association of Arson Investigators. He is a Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator and a Certified Vehicle Fire Investigator through the National Association of Fire Investigators. Through the State of Indiana, he is certified as a Firefighter I/II, Advanced EMT, Fire Officer I/II, Instructor II/III, Safety Officer, Vehicle and Machinery Rescue Technician, and Hazardous Materials Technician.

Mr. Sneiderwine has been a firefighter since 1990. He started out as a volunteer/paid-on-call firefighter, and then in 1995 transitioned to a career firefighter. He began investigating fires in 1993.

As a forensic fire investigator, Mr. Sneiderwine is responsible for residential, commercial, and vehicle fire/explosion origin and cause investigations. These investigations may lead to criminal or subrogation litigation where he would be required to testify in court.

Education and Certifications

• Fire Science, A.A.S.: Ivy Tech Community College
• Certified Fire Investigator: International Association of Arson Investigators, #14-081877
• Evidence Collection Technician: International Association of Arson Investigators, #680
• Certified Vehicle Fire Investigator: National Association of Fire Investigators, #17958-12658V
• EMT - Advanced: Indiana (2018), National Registry
• Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator: National Association of Fire Investigators, #17958-12658
• Fire Investigation Technician: International Association of Arson Investigators
• Vehicle and Machinery Rescue Technician: Indiana
• National Incident Management System 100, 200, 300, 400, 700, and 800
• Driver Operator Aerial: Indiana
• Driver Operator Pumper: Indiana
• Technical Rescue Awareness: Indiana
• Fire Officer Strategy and Tactics: Indiana
• Fire Officer II: Indiana
• Safety Officer: Indiana
• Instructor II/III: Indiana
• Hazardous Materials Technician: Indiana
• Instructor I: Indiana
• Fire Medic II: Indiana
• Inspector I and II: Indiana
• Investigator I: Indiana
• Fire Officer I: Indiana
• Firefighter I and II: Indiana
• Master Firefighter Fire Prevention/Inspection: Indiana
• Master Firefighter Fire/Arson Investigation: Indiana
• Master Firefighter Strategy and Tactics: Indiana
• EMT – Basic: Indiana
• First Class Firefighter: Indiana
• Second Class Firefighter: Indiana
• Master Automobile Technician: Automotive Service Excellence