Mr. Rummage studied Fire Science at Tennessee State University. His professional career includes 30 years with Brentwood Fire and Rescue. In that capacity he has been involved in many different emergency service positions including Driver Engineer, Station/Line Officer, Fire Safety Inspector, and Fire Investigator. As a Tennessee State Certified Fire Inspector, Fire Service Instructor, and IFSAC Certified Fire Officer he is involved with code compliance, fire safety analysis, special events, safety management, firefighter training, and commercial and residential fire emergency operations. Additionally, his professional career has included more than thirteen years’ experience conducting private fire and explosion investigations in a multi-state area.
Mr. Rummage’s forensic experience encompasses the investigation of fire and explosion causation involving vehicles, off-road equipment, industrial, commercial, and residential structures. Areas of expertise include management of fire scene analysis, evidence and data collection, monitoring of destructive and non-destructive testing, investigative interviews, scene photography, accelerant testing, and NFPA fire code compliance.