Mark S. Fields

Fire Consultant / CFI, CFEI / Los Angeles/Irvine

Background

Mr. Fields is a Certified Fire Investigator (IAAI-CFI) with the International Association of Arson Investigators and Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator (NAFI-CFEI) with the National Association of Fire Investigators.

He received a national certificate from the U.S. Army Weapons Intelligence Course. He also received a state certificate in Crime Scene Technology from the Virginia Forensic Science Academy.  Mr. Fields has personally worked over 300 fire and explosion investigations. 

Mr. Fields has acted as an expert witness in traditional forensic topics.  His forensic experience includes investigations of fire and explosion incidents in industrial, commercial, residential structures, vehicles, and boats/vessels.  His areas of expertise include fire scene analysis, evidence/data collection, post-blast investigations, investigative interviews, scene photography, and evidence facility management.

Education and Certifications 

• Certified Fire Investigator: International Association of Arson Investigators (IAAI)
• Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator (CFEI): National Association of Fire Investigators
• Virginia Forensic Science Academy 
• Master Instructor: U.S. Army Instructor Curriculum