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Andrew Bennett,

CFI, CFEI, CVFI

 Senior Consultant

Senior Consultant in San Diego, CA

Andrew S. Bennett, IAAI-CFI, is a Senior Fire and Explosion Investigator with Envista Forensics. Mr. Bennett has more than 20 years of experience, conducting over approximately 1600 fire and explosion investigations globally in both the public and private sectors. He has testified as an expert witness in fire and explosion investigations in the course of deposition and trial proceedings. Mr. Bennett’s experience encompasses large/complex loss management and investigations that have involved extended duration deployments and team responses. Examples of his large loss fire/explosion investigations include losses involving Warehousing Facilities, Explosions involving Natural Gas and Propane, Chemical Manufacturing and Storage Plants, Marijuana Grow Facilities, Multi-Residential Complexes, Furniture Manufacturing Plants, Large Retail Centers, and Multiple Fatality Incidents. In addition to his depth of experience as a Fire and Explosion Investigator, Andrew is also Climb Certified through the Global Wind Organization (GWO), which qualifies him to provide expert fire investigation and consulting following incidents occurring in wind turbine generators and other critical equipment.

Expertise

Arson
Fire Investigation
Hazardous Materials
Vehicle Fire Investigation
Arson Investigations
Cause and Origin
Chemical Investigations
Civil/Structural
Fire & Explosion Investigation
Fire Protection/Suppression

Education

  • North Carolina Justice Academy
    North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation, Garner, North Carolina
  • Basic Law Enforcement Training
    Rowan Cabarrus Community College Salisbury, North Carolina
  • Bachelor of Arts, Sociology
    Mars Hill College Mars Hill, North Carolina
Andrew Bennett

Location

San Diego Office
402 West Broadway
Suite 400

San Diego, CA
USA