Mike has been in the fire service for 8 years and a fire investigator for 3 years. He is currently an active fire investigator, conducting both criminal and civil origin and cause investigations. Mike is a Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator and Certified Vehicle Fire Investigator by the National Association of Fire Investigators (NAFI). He has successfully passed the test for Fire Investigator Technician, given by the International Association of Arson Investigators (IAAI). Mike is also a Certified ASE Master Automobile Technician, who holds a Certificate in Automotive Technology, and has an Associate’s Degree in EMS-Paramedic. Mike is certified as a Fire Investigator by the State of Illinois Office of the State Fire Marshal.