Raymond J. Falcon, IAAI-CFI, CCAI-CFI

Senior Fire Consultant

Forensic Services

Los Angeles/Irvine


Mr. Raymond Falcon is a Certified Fire Investigator with the International Association of Arson Investigators, California Conference of Arson Investigators, and California State Fire Marshal. He retired from the fire service in 2018 after serving over 32 years and achieving the rank of Fire Captain. For the last 6 years of his career, Mr. Falcon served as a fire investigator. Mr. Falcon has determined the origin and cause of incidents involving residential structures, commercial structures, vehicle fires, mechanical equipment, and wildland fires.

Mr. Falcon has conducted over 600 fire and explosion investigations involving injuries, fatalities, serial arsons, and damages totaling in the multi-million dollar range.


• Education Coursework in Fire, Arson, and Explosion Investigation: Eastern Kentucky University

• Orange County Fire Authority Career Fire Academy 12

• J. Michael Criley Paramedic Training Institute: Harbor/UCLA Medical Center

• Basic Fire Academy: Rio Hondo College

• Certified Fire Investigator, International Association of Arson Investigators

• Certified Fire Investigator, National Board on Fire Service Professional Qualifications

• Certified Fire Investigator, California Conference of Arson Investigators

• Certified Fire Investigator II, California State Fire Marshal

• Certified Fire Investigator I, California State Fire Marshal

• Wildland Fire Investigator (INVF), California State Fire Marshal, California Incident Command Certification

• Fire Officer, California State Fire Marshal

• Driver/Operator I, California State Fire Marshal

• Firefighter II, California State Fire Marshal

• Firefighter I, California State Fire Marshal

• Hazardous Materials Technician, State of California

• Hazardous Materials Specialist, State of California