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Heath Smith
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  • Gadsden, AL
  • United States
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Firefighters Role in Fire Investigations

Have you ever wondered what effect your actions as a firefighter have on the determination of Origin and Cause? If you answer yes come on in have a seat and lets talk about it. My goal for this group is to ensure that we all do our best to give the investigators a fighting chance to successfully determine the Origin & Cause. See More
Sep 26, 2017

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Gadsden Fire & Rescue
Assistant Fire Marshal
Years of public service:
Agency structure:
Paid fire department
Top issues in your department:
Moral, Training, Aiding the investigation of fires.
Professional Qualifications:
FFI, FFII, Apparatus operator, Fire Inspector I, Haz Mat Tech, EMT, Fire Inspector II, Fire Investigator, IAAI member.
Topics you provide training for:
First Responders role in Fire Investigation, Inspection & Preplanning,
Areas of expertise:
Arson investigation, Inspection principals, Leadership, historical firefighting traditions.
Assistant Fire Marshal for the City of Gadsden, Alabama. I have been in the fire service for a total of 15 years and have specialized in the investigation aspects of fire prevention. I currently perform Origin & Cause investigations for the city of Gadsden, as well as for the Counties Arson Task Force. I also complete building inspections and public education for the City of Gadsden.

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At 10:40am on July 1, 2015, Bobby Halton said…


Sorry it took me so long to catch that request I've been busier than a one legged paperhanger. Hope all is well in your world looking forward to seeing you next time I'm down in Alabama. Your friend Bobby


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