Eric Ridge, IAAI-CFI, CFEI
Eric Ridge

Eric Ridge, IAAI-CFI, CFEI
Certified Fire Investigator
800-482-5611 Ext: 1051
[email protected]
Based Out Of: Massachusetts

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12450 Lake Station Place
Louisville KY, 40299

BIOGRAPHY

Mr. Eric Ridge joined Donan in 2016 and currently serves as a fire investigator based out of the firm’s Boston, Massachusetts office. He began his fire career in 2007 and has worked in the following industries: fire service and law enforcement. Eric has previous experience serving as firefighter, hazardous material technician, law enforcement officer, and federal air marshal.

His areas of expertise are automobile failures/defect, commercial structure fires, electrical fire causation, and residential structure fires, among others. Eric is a certified fire investigator, certified fire and explosion investigator, certified firefighter I & II, certified fire instructor I & II, hazardous materials technician, first responder, incident safety officer, and fire prevention officer. He holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree from Salem State University in Fire Science Administration and an Associates degree from North Shore Community College in Fire Protection and Safety Technology.

REPRESENTATIVE EXPERTISE

Automobile Failures/Defect
Commercial Structure Fires
Electrical Fire Causation
Residential Structure Fires

CERTIFICATIONS & LICENSES

Certified Fire Investigator, IAAI
Certified Fire & Explosion Investigator, NAFI
Certified Fire Investigator, NFPA, Massachusetts
Private Investigator, Massachusetts
Private Investigator, Maine
Private Investigator, New Hampshire
Certified Firefighter I & II
Certified Fire Instructor I, II & III
Certified Fire Officer I & II
Credentialed Fire Prevention Officer, Massachusetts
Certified Incident Safety Officer
Certified Hazardous Materials Technician
Certified Hazardous Materials Incident Safety Officer
Certified Emergency Medical Technician
Certified Emergency Medical Technician, Massachusetts

AFFILIATIONS

International Association of Arson Investigators
International Association of Marine Investigators
International Association of Fire Fighters
Massachusetts Association of Hazardous Materials Technicians
National Association of Fire Investigators
National Fire Protection Association
Professional Firefighters of Massachusetts

COURSES TAUGHT

2014 – 2016 Recruit Firefighter Program, Massachusetts Firefighting Academy, Stow, MA
2014 – 2016 Hazardous Materials Technician, Massachusetts Firefighting Academy, Stow, MA
2011 – 2016 Advanced Fire Investigation, Massachusetts Firefighting Academy, Stow, MA
2011 – 2016 Basic Fire Investigation, Massachusetts Firefighting Academy, Stow, MA

EDUCATION

2013 Salem State University
Bachelor of Science, Fire Science Administration
2010 North Shore Community College
Associate of Arts & Sciences, Fire Protection and Safety Technology

Relevant Experience

2016 – Present DONAN
Boston, Massachusetts
Certified Fire Investigator

2012 – Present Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Boston, Massachusetts
Hazardous Materials Technician

2012 – Present Marblehead Fire Department
Marblehead, Massachusetts
Firefighter/Fire Investigator

2012 – Present Massachusetts Firefighting Academy 
Stow, Massachusetts
Instructor

2011- 2012 Federal Air Marshal Service
Boston, Massachusetts
Federal Air Mashal

2007 – 2011 Marblehead Fire Department
Marblehead, Massachusetts
Firefighter/Fire Investigator

1999 – 2007 United States Coast Guard
Boston, Massachusetts
Law Enforcement Officer

Eric Ridge

Eric Ridge, IAAI-CFI, CFEI
Certified Fire Investigator
800-482-5611 Ext: 1051
[email protected]
Based Out Of: Massachusetts

Send Correspondence To:

12450 Lake Station Place
Louisville KY, 40299

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