Andy Thomas, IAAI-CFI


Andy Thomas, IAAI-CFI
Fire Investigator
800-482-5611 Ext: 1776
[email protected]
Based Out Of: Idaho

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12450 Lake Station Place
Louisville, KY 40299

BIOGRAPHY

Mr. Andy Thomas joined Donan in 2017 as a Fire Investigator based out of the firm’s Boise, Idaho office. He has 24 years of fire investigation experience, and he has conducted approximately 300 origin and cause investigations. Mr. Thomas spent 31 years in law enforcement, retiring as a lieutenant over the detective division; he taught investigative classes at Idaho State University for 12 years, including Crime Scene Reconstruction, Collection and Preservation of Evidence, Fraud, and Interview and Interrogation; and he has testified in numerous criminal cases.

Mr. Thomas is a Certified Fire Investigator, Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator, and a Private Investigator in Montana.

REPRESENTATIVE EXPERTISE

Origin and Cause Fire Investigations
Residential
Commercial
Vehicle
Wildland
Recreational Vehicles

CERTIFICATIONS & LICENSES

Certified Fire Investigator, IAAI
Certified Fire & Explosion Investigator, NAFI
Private Investigator, Montana

AFFILIATIONS

International Association of Arson Investigators
National Association of Fire Investigators

COURSES TAUGHT

2015 Interview and Interrogation, Pocatello Fire Department, Pocatello, ID
2013 Arson Investigation, BLM, Idaho Falls, ID
2009 Interview and Interrogation, Pocatello Fire, Pocatello, ID
2008 Arson Investigation, Southeast Idaho Fire Academy, Idaho Falls, ID
2008 Court Room Procedures, BLM, Idaho Falls, ID
2009 Interview and Interrogation, Chubbuck Fire Department, Chubbock, ID
2006 Basic Arson, Bannock County Sheriff’s Office, Pocatello, ID

Relevant Experience

2017 – Present DONAN
Boise, Idaho
Fire Investigator

2016 – 2017 Q. Global, Inc.
Pocatello, Idaho
Fire Investigator

1986 – 2017 Bannock County Sheriff’s Office
Pocatello, Idaho
Detective Lieutenant/ Fire Investigator

2000 – 2012 Idaho State University
Pocatello, Idaho
Law Enforcement Instructor



Andy Thomas, IAAI-CFI
Fire Investigator
800-482-5611 Ext: 1776
[email protected]
Based Out Of: Idaho

Send Correspondence To:

12450 Lake Station Place
Louisville, KY 40299

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