Fire Investigation and Documentation:
Fire investigation and documentation on for chimney, vent or hearth appliance related fires for insurance or real estate litigation for companies and individuals*. We can provide set up ladders/scaffolding, video scan chimneys/flues, provide photo documentation and written reports of our findings, examine, test and store evidence, research the applicable codes and laws that were in place at the time of installation, research manufacturer's installation instructions for all aspects of the installation, and provide testimony for court proceedings if needed. We provide investigative services throughout the Northeast and Mid Atlantic.
An excerpt of Mark Jones' CV is as follows. For a complete hard copy mailed, faxed or emailed directly to you please contact Laura in our office at 603-755-4835. We can also provide a rate card for our services.
National Fireplace Institute (NFI) Certified Master Hearth Professional (Wood, Gas and Pellet)
Licensed NH Gas Hearth System Technician.
Licensed Propane & Natural Gas Technician, for Hearth Appliances, State of Maine
Completed Government Affairs Academy for NFI
Instructor for NFI National Certification Courses for professionals installing and servicing wood, gas or pellet hearth products
Instructor for HPBA classes at National and Regional Conventions
Taught classes for New England Home Inspectors: wood, pellet and gas installations
Additional Classes for Fire Professionals, Arson Investigators, Home Inspectors, Chimney Professionals and Homeowners are available.
Better Business Bureau A+ Rating
Angie's List A Rating (they don't do +/-)
National Fire Protection Association
National Association of Fire Investigators
Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association, National (HPBA) and Regional (NEHPBA)
National Chimney Sweep Guild
Northeast Association of Chimney and Hearth Professionals
Over 25 Years experience in the hearth industry.
*This is not the same as the fire investigations conducted by the State Fire Marshal's office or Fire Departments. Mark Jones is not employed as a fire investigator by any state agency. Mark Jones is a private contractor.