Edward Clark

CFI, CFEI, CVFI

Senior Fire Investigator

Areas of Expertise

Evidence Collection
Fire + Explosion Investigation
Litigation Support
Vehicle Fires
Fire Origin + Cause Investigation
Property Claims + Damage Assessment
Wildland Fires
Fire Modeling
Hazardous Material Evaluation
Expert Witness Testimony

Ed Clark is a Certified Fire Investigator (IAAI + CCAI) with over 25 years of experience in public fire service, specializing in all aspects of residential, commercial, wildland and vehicle fire origin, and cause determination. As the lead investigator at more than 1,300 fire scenes, Mr. Clark has provided expert witness testimony on matters of origin and cause. Mr. Clark is OSHA trained in asbestos awareness. He has experience in clandestine drug laboratories mitigation, breakdown and clean up. His expertise in fire science includes fire behavior, dynamics, chemistry and flammability/combustibility of liquids. He adheres to standard practices regarding fire scene excavation, evidence collection and chain of custody per NFPA 921 and 1033.

Education / Certifications
  • Certified Fire Investigator, IAAI
  • Certified Fire Investigator: CA
  • Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator, NAFI
  • Certified Vehicle Fire Investigator, NAFI
  • Certified Fire Investigator I & II, CA State Fire Marshal
  • Fire Office, CA State Fire Marshal
  • Paramedic: CA

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