Mrs. Eschert has 15 years of combined experience in the fire service and fire investigation field. She began her career as a cadet firefighter on a volunteer fire department. While Mrs. Eschert attended Eastern Kentucky University, for both her Master’s and Bachelor’s Degrees, she assisted with the burn building, as well as, student taught and assisted professors with undergraduate classes. Mrs. Eschert completed multiple internships with the Office of the Illinois State Fire Marshal, with both the Fire Investigators and Accelerant K-9 Units. During her time with the Charlotte Fire Investigation Task Force, Mrs. Eschert investigated nearly 250 fire scene, and assisted on hundreds more, that have involved arson, fire, and explosion investigations, along with multimillion dollar losses, and fatality scenes.