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Daniel M. Jager


Senior Fire Investigator

Areas of Expertise

Product Liability
Fire + Explosion Investigation
Fluid Analysis: Oils, Gasoline, Accelerants
Vehicle Fires
Appliance Fire + Failure Investigation
Fuel + Gas System Investigations
Premises Liability / Personal Injury


Dan Jager, CFI, CFEI, CFII is an IAAI Certified Fire Investigator and NAFI Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator based out of Alaska. Prior to joining Jensen Hughes he served as the Fire Marshal for Capital City Fire Rescue serving the City and Borough of Juneau for over 10 years with 30 years of fire service experience. Mr. Jager is experienced in determining the origin and cause of residential and commercial fires. He is skilled in fire scene excavation, fire damage diagramming, witness interviews, photographic documentation, report writing, evidence collection and chain of custody. He has experience working directly with the Coast Guard on maritime fire investigations. Mr. Jager has received specialized training in fire origin and cause determination, electrical fire investigation, vehicle fire investigation, evidence collection, fire science, interviews and interrogations and courtroom testimony. Mr. Jager is knowledgeable about standard practices regarding fire scene excavation, evidence collection and chain of custody (NFPA 921).

Education / Certifications
  • AAS, Fire Science, University of Alaska Fairbanks
  • Graduate, National Fire Academy, Exec. Fire Officer Program, Columbia Southern University
  • Certified Fire Inspector II,, International Code Council
  • Certified Fire Investigator, IAAI
  • Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator, NAFI
  • Certified Fire Instructor, IAAI
  • Certified Fire Investigator, Pro-Board
  • Certified Hazardous Material Technician
  • Certified Fire Fighter II, IFSAC
  • Certified Fire Officer I, IFSAC
  • Certified Fire Service Instructor I, IFSAC
  • Certified Emergency Medical Technician Basic, State of Alaska
  • Professional Designee Fire Marshal, Center for Public Safety Excellence
  • Professional Designee Chief Fire Officer, Center for Public Safety Excellence
  • Graduate Member, Institution of Fire Engineers
  • AK Private Detective License

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