Mr. Crede has over thirty-three years of experience in the fire service and twenty-five years of experience in Fire Origin and Cause Investigations. Mr. Crede is a veteran of the Pennsylvania State Police and retired after a 25 year career. During Mr. Crede’s 25 year career he served as an Alternate Deputy Fire Marshal from 1992 – 2000. In 2000 Mr. Crede became a full time Deputy Fire Marshal for Troop D Butler conducting Fire Origin and Cause Investigations in Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Lawrence, and Mercer Counties. In 2001 Mr. Crede was promoted to Corporal and supervised the Troop D Butler Fire Marshal Unit until his retirement in October 2012. Mr. Crede is a past Fire Chief and Life Member of the Penn Township Volunteer Fire Department. Mr. Crede is a member of the International Association of Arson Investigators (IAAI), The National Association of Fire Investigators (NAFI), and The Pennsylvania Association of Arson Investigators (PAAI).