Lamar Childress

Fire Consultant / IAAI-CFI(V), NAFI-CFEI CVFI / Memphis

Background

A 21-year veteran of the fire services industry, Mr. Childress is a Certified Fire Investigator (CFI), Fire Investigation Technician (FIT) and holds the Motor Fire Vehicle Endorsement through the International Association of Arson Investigators.  He is also a Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator (CFEI) and Certified Vehicle Fire Investigator (CVFI) through the National Association of Fire Investigators.  

He has also completed the Fire/Arson Investigation course at the National Fire Academy. Mr. Childress is also Fire Inspector I-II Certified through the International Code Council and is licensed as a Fire Codes Inspector in the State of Tennessee.  He is a certified Hazardous Materials Technician and  Life Safety Compliance Officer I- II through the Tennessee Commission on Firefighting.

Education and Certifications

  • Certified Fire Investigator: International Association of Arson Investigators
  • Motor Vehicle Fire Endorsement: International Association of Arson Investigators
  • Fire Investigation Technician: International Association of Arson Investigators
  • Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator: National Association of Fire Investigator
  • Certified Vehicle Fire Investigator: National Association of Fire Investigators 
  • Licensed Fire Codes Inspector: Tennessee
  • Licensed Private Investigator: Arkansas, Tennessee and Kentucky Certified Fire Investigator (CFI)