Darren Winchester has 17 years of experience as a volunteer and professional firefighter. He is a Certified Fire Investigator (CFI) by the International Association of Fire Investigators (IAAI). Darren is a Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator and Certified Fire and Explosion Investigation Instructor through the National Association of Fire Investigators (NAFI). He has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Fire and Safety Engineering Technology from Eastern Kentucky University, with an emphasis on fire and explosion investigation. Darren also has an Associate Degree in Fire Science Technology from Richland Community College, where he is also instructor in the Fire Science program. He is a Certified Evidence Collection Technician by the IAAI.