Mr. John Heinen joined Donan in 2018 as a Fire Investigator based out of the firm’s Charlotte, North Carolina office. John has extensive knowledge and experience with the fire service and fire investigations, including over seventeen years in the municipal fire service. He has conducted more than 750 fire investigations and over 500 live fire training exercises for the purpose of suppression and investigation. He has considerable knowledge of National Fire Protection Association national fire codes, as well as state and local
fire and building codes.
John is a Certified Fire Investigator, Evidence Collection Technician, and Vehicle Certified Fire Investigator. He is also a Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator and a Certified Fire Investigator/Fire Investigation Technician with the North Carolina Fire and Rescue Commission. He holds a Master of Science in Occupational Safety and Health and a Bachelor of Science in Fire Science and Fire Investigation from Columbia Southern University, as well as an Association of Arts & Sciences in Fire Science & Arson Detection from Northern Virginia Community College.