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President's Message

As the incoming President of the MFEIA, I look forward to another year filled with exceptional training for our members and I look forward to serving as your President. We also have a new group of officers and board members that will be serving you as well. Paul Gomez is the Vice President, Marcus Wallace is our new Secretary, Kris Nieberlein will be our Treasurer and Past President Gregg Hine will continue with the association as the chairman of our Training Committee. We also welcome Matt Varisco to the Board of Directors.

Our first training course for the year will be a two-day course dealing with electrical issues found at the fire scene and held in Ocean City. In May, we plan to have a one-day class examining spontaneous combustion issues. Please check the upcoming training events for more details and I look forward to seeing you at our next training event.

Chuck Ridgely



Upcoming Events

December 4, 2013

The Maryland Fire and Explosive Investigators Association will host a training course on Wednesday, December 4, 2013.

About Us

The Maryland Fire and Explosives Investigators Association (MFEIA) is a non-profit corporation that serves the fire investigation community across the state of Maryland by providing training and educational opportunities for our members and encouraging information sharing and networking with other professionals in the fire investigation community. MFEIA members include professionals from the fire service, law enforcement and the private sector. The MFEIA is also Chapter #53 (Maryland & District of Columbia) of the International Association of Arson Investigators (IAAI). Should you want to learn more about the MFEIA or become a member, please contact us or visit the Membership page for a copy of the membership application.


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