Mr. Russell has 37 years of combined experience in the fire service and insurance fire investigation fire investigation field as a line firefighter, paramedic, hazmat team member, fire inspector, and company officer. He has conducted hundreds of fire origin and cause investigations in the public and private sector. He has attended special training in fire investigation, evidence handling, court room testimony, and hazardous materials for the public and private sector. Mr. Russell has taught training classes on the neutralization and safe handling of clandestine drug labs for the fire service. Mr. Russell is a certified fire investigator, certified firefighter, certified hazardous materials technician, certified fire inspector, and certified fire service instructor. He is court-qualified as an expert in origin and cause in state courts in the State of Ohio.