Shawn Belton, IAAI-CFI


Shawn Belton, IAAI-CFI
Fire Investigator
800-482-5611 Ext: 1102
[email protected]
Based Out Of: South Carolina

Send Correspondence To:

12450 Lake Station Place
Louisville KY, 40299

BIOGRAPHY

Mr. Belton joined Donan in 2019 and currently serves as a Fire Investigator based in Charleston, South Carolina. He began his fire career in 1994 and has previous experience serving as a deputy fire chief, fire marshal, and fire investigator. His areas of expertise are commercial fires, electrical fire causation, fire and smoke damage residential fires, and vehicle fires, among others.

Shawn is a certified fire investigator, executive fire officer, fire inspector I, II, and III, fire plans examiner, firefighter I and II, fire instructor I, II, and II, fire department safety officer, and a private investigator in Maryland. He holds a Master of Science degree from Coppin State University in adult education and a Bachelor of Science degree from University of Maryland University College in Fire Science.

REPRESENTATIVE EXPERTISE

Commercial Fires
Electrical Fire Causation
Fire and Smoke Damage
Residential Fires
Vehicle Fires

CERTIFICATIONS & LICENSES

Certified Fire Investigator, IAAI
Executive Fire Officer, FEMA
Fire Inspector I, NFPA
Fire Inspector II, NFPA
Fire Inspector III, NFPA
Fire Plans Examiner, NFPA
Firefighter I and II, NFPA
Fire Instructor I, II, and III, NFPA
Fire Department Safety Officer, FEMA
Private Investigator, Maryland

AFFILIATIONS

International Association of Arson Investigators (IAAI)
National Association of Fire Investigators (NAFI)
International Association of Black Professional Firefighters (IABPFF)

COURSES TAUGHT

2018 The School Fire Problem in Baltimore City Public Schools, Baltimore City Public Schools Police, Baltimore, MD

2016 Baltimore Civil Unrest: Ethical Considerations and the Implications for Social Work Practice, Bowie State University Department of Social Work, Bowie, MD

2016 Management and Leadership Considerations for Multi-Agency Coordinated Events: Baltimore Civil Unrest 2015, Mid-Atlantic Life Safety Conference, Laurel, MD

2016 Baltimore Civil Unrest: The Implications for Social Work Practice, Delaware State University Department of Social Work, Dover, DE

2015 Management and Leadership Considerations for Multi-agency Coordinated Events, Black Chief Officers Committee Symposium, Long Beach, CA

2011 Cigarettes Are More Than Being Hazardous to Your Health, Fire Rescue International Conference and Symposium, Atlanta, GA

EDUCATION

2010 Coppin State University
Master of Science, Adult Education

2006 University of Maryland University College
Bachelor of Science, Fire Science

Relevant Experience

2019 – Present DONAN
Charleston, SC
Fire Investigator

1994 – 2017 Baltimore City Fire Department
Baltimore, MD
Deputy Fire Chief/Fire Marshal

2012 – 2013 University of Maryland University College
Adelphi, MD
Adjunct Professor



Shawn Belton, IAAI-CFI
Fire Investigator
800-482-5611 Ext: 1102
[email protected]
Based Out Of: South Carolina

Send Correspondence To:

12450 Lake Station Place
Louisville KY, 40299

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