Ernie Misewicz


Senior Fire Investigator

Areas of Expertise

Fire + Explosion Investigation
Fire Origin + Cause Investigation
Property Claims + Damage Assessment
Expert Witness Testimony
Codes – Building, Fire + Life Safety

Ernie Misewicz is a Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator based in Alaska. He has over 38 years of experience in the public and private sector conducting fire scene examinations to determine the origin and cause of fires and explosions. Prior to joining Jensen Hughes he worked with several municipal emergency organizations, including the Alaska Fire Marshal's Office and the City of Fairbanks, conducting in-depth fire and arson investigations. In addition, he developed and oversaw the Fire Investigation Task Force in Interior Alaska. Mr. Misewicz has extensive experience in determining the origin and cause of residential and commercial fires. He has many skills in fire scene processing, documentation, photography, report writing, evidence collection and maintaining chain of custody, as well as interviewing witnesses.

Education / Certifications
  • AAS, Fire Science, University of Alaska
  • Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator, NAFI

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