Laura McCarthy, CFI


Laura McCarthy, CFI
Fire Investigator
800-482-5611 Ext: 1196
[email protected]
Based Out Of: Minnesota

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12450 Lake Station Place
Louisville KY, 40299

BIOGRAPHY

Ms. McCarthy joined Donan in 2018 and currently serves as a Fire Investigator based out of the firm’s Minneapolis, Minnesota office. She began her fire career in 1989 and has previous experience serving as a firefighter, captain, safety officer, district chief, and deputy chief. Her areas of expertise include fire and smoke damage, among others.

Laura is a certified fire investigator and a private investigator in Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin. She holds an associate of science degree from Hennepin Technical College in fire science and a bachelor of applied science degree from Southwest Minnesota State University.

REPRESENTATIVE EXPERTISE

Fire and Smoke Damage

CERTIFICATIONS & LICENSES

Certified Fire Investigator
Private Investigator, Iowa
Private Investigator, Minnesota
Private Investigator, Wisconsin

AFFILIATIONS

International Association of Arson Investigators (IAAI)

EDUCATION

2010 Southwest Minnesota State University
Bachelor of Applied Science

2005 Hennepin Technical College
Associate of Science, Fire Science

Relevant Experience

2018 – Present DONAN
Minneapolis, MN
Fire Investigator

1989 – Present Bloomington Fire Department
Bloomington, MN
Firefighter

2017 – Present International Association of Arson Investigators Crofton, MN
Sergeant-At-Arms

2013 – Present City of Bloomington
Bloomington, MN
Fire Marshal

2016 – 2019 Hennepin County Medical Center
Minneapolis, MN
Emergency Medical Responder – Special Events

1998 – 2013 City of Bloomington
Bloomington, MN
Fire Inspector I & II



Laura McCarthy, CFI
Fire Investigator
800-482-5611 Ext: 1196
lmccart[email protected]
Based Out Of: Minnesota

Send Correspondence To:

12450 Lake Station Place
Louisville KY, 40299