Steven R. Gunsolley

CFEI, CVFI, PI

Senior Fire Investigator

Areas of Expertise

Incendiary Devices
Fire + Explosion Investigation
Vehicle Fires
Fire Origin + Cause Investigation
Hazardous Material Evaluation
Fuel + Gas System Investigations
Expert Witness Testimony

Steve Gunsolley is a NAFI Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator and NAFI Certified Vehicle Fire Investigator, with an extensive background in both criminal and civil fire investigations. Mr. Gunsolley has over 39 years experience as an investigator; in the private and public sectors, specializing in all aspects of residential, commercial, and vehicle fire origin and cause determination. While in the public sector, Mr. Gunsolley supervised the Arson Task Force, a multi-agency task force. Mr. Gunsolley is knowledgeable about standard practices regarding fire scene excavation, evidence collection and chain of custody. He has received extensive training related to gas, electric and incendiary fire investigation and hazardous materials awareness. Mr. Gunsolley is skilled at identifying potentially hazardous sites and materials, and in taking appropriate actions to conduct thorough examinations.

Education / Certifications
  • Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator, NAFI
  • Certified Vehicle Fire Investigator, NAFI
  • Licensed Private Investigator, State of AK
  • Licensed Private Investigator, State of OR #33543
  • Licensed Private Investigator, State of WA #2783
  • Petty Officer Third Class, United States Navy
  • Advanced Fire + Arson Career Development School, IAAI

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