D. Curt Alvis

Senior Fire Investigator

Mr. Alvis has 37 years of experience the fire sciences and law-enforcement. 26 of those years have been directly involved in fire, explosion and hazardous materials incident investigations in both the private and public sectors. His experience includes careers as a Chief Fire Marshal in a Washington DC Metropolitan county and senior fire investigator with Nationwide Insurance Special Investigation Unit (SIU). He has conducted or supervised over 2000 investigations into residential, commercial, industrial, and vehicular fires or explosions. These investigations include multiple fatalities, large scale explosions, serial arson, insurance fraud, complex subrogation, juvenile fire setting and multi-million loss fire incidents. Mr. Alvis has successfully completed approximately 2500 hours of training in fire suppression, fire and explosion origin and cause, criminal investigation, fire prevention code enforcement and insurance fraud. Areas of expertise are:

  • Fire Investigations
  • Explosion Investigations
  • Fire Investigations – Failure Analysis
  • Fire Investigations – Incendiarism
  • Fire Investigations – Liability
  • Fire Investigations – Origin and Cause
  • Hazardous Materials Incident Investigations



Email: curt.alvis@efiglobal.com
Location: Ashburn, United States, Virginia
Areas of expertise: Engineering, environmental and fire services
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