James Caton IAAI-CFI, CFEI, CVFI


James Caton IAAI-CFI, CFEI, CVFI
Senior Fire Investigator
800-482-5611 Ext: 1145
[email protected]
Based Out Of: Arkansas

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12450 Lake Station Place
Louisville KY, 40299

BIOGRAPHY

Mr. James Caton joined Donan in 2011 as a Senior Fire Investigator out of the firm’s Little Rock, Arkansas office. Mr. Caton more than 20 years of fire investigation experience. His areas of expertise are fire and explosions, origin and cause and expert witness. He is a Certified Fire Investigator through the International Association of Arson Investigators, a Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator, a Certified Fire Investigator Instructor and a Certified Vehicle Fire Investigator. Mr. Caton is a Private Investigator in Kansas, Louisiana, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Kentucky and a Private Fire Investigator in Missouri.

REPRESENTATIVE EXPERTISE

Fire & Explosions
Origin & Cause
Expert Witness

PROJECT EXAMPLES

Fire & Explosions
Origin & Cause
Expert Witness

CERTIFICATIONS & LICENSES

Certified Fire Investigator, IAAI
Certified Fire & Explosion Investigator, NFIA
Certified Fire Investigator Instructor, NFIA
Certified Vehicle Fire Investigator, NFIA
Private Fire Investigator, Missouri
Private Investigator, Kansas
Private Investigator, Louisiana
Private Investigator, Arkansas
Private Investigator, Oklahoma
Private Investigator, Tennessee
Private Investigator, Texas
Private Investigator, Kentucky
Private Investigator, Missouri

AFFILIATIONS

National Fire Protection Association:
– Committee on NFPA 901 Fire Reporting
– Task Group Chairperson for Fire Investigations
International Association of Arson Investigators:
– Past Member Committee on Principles and Practices (Committee Disestablished 2017)
– Committee on Awards
– Committee on Chapters (Liaison for Arkansas, Tennessee, and Kentucky)
– Committee on Health and Safety
– Committee on Nominations
Arkansas Chapter International Association of Arson Investigators
– Board of Directors (2012 – 2018)
National Association of Fire Marshal
Georgia Fire Chief’s Association, Lifetime Member

COURSES TAUGHT

2016 Fire Investigation 101, DONAN, Little Rock, AR
2015 Fire Investigation 101, DONAN, Oklahoma City, OK
2013 Advanced Investigation Techniques, Arkansas IAAI, Heber Springs, AR
2013 Effective Fire Subrogation, DONAN, Olive Branch, MS
2013 Fire Pattern Analysis, Arkansas Adjusters Association, Maumel, AR
2011 Origin and Cause,  Glynn County Fire Department, Brunswick, GA

Relevant Experience

2011 – Present DONAN
Little Rock, Arkansas
Senior Fire Investigator

2005 – 2011 Luis Velazco Investigations
St. Simons Island, Georgia
Fire Investigator

2002 – 2008 Coastal Georgia Community College
Brunswick, Georgia
Continuing Education Instructor

1999 – 2008 Office of Insurance and Safety Fire
Commissioner
Atlanta, Georgia
Fire Safety Instructor

2002 – 2007 ATF National Academy
Brunswick, Georgia
Range Facilitator

1998 – 2011 Glynn County Fire Department
Brunswick, Georgia
Lieutenant-Fire Investigator

1990 – 1998 Kingsland Fire and Rescue
Kingsland, Georgia
Volunteer Firefighter

1982 – 1998 United States Navy Submarine Force
Worldwide
Operations Department Training Officer



James Caton IAAI-CFI, CFEI, CVFI
Senior Fire Investigator
800-482-5611 Ext: 1145
[email protected]
Based Out Of: Arkansas

Send Correspondence To:

12450 Lake Station Place
Louisville KY, 40299

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