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William Schmitt, IAAI-CFI, IAAI-ECT

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William Schmitt, IAAI-CFI, IAAI-ECT

Senior Investigator


518-765-5672 (Work)
705 New Salem Rd
Voorheesville, NY 12186

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William has over 40 years of experience in fire service, with 23 years involved in prevention and investigation of fires. He has participated in the improvement of training in the industry through active participation in various professional organizations, as well as serving the role of Assistant Chief for the Town of Colonie Department of Fire Services. William is currently an advocate for the field of fire investigation through participation in the International Association of Arson Investigators and the New York State Fire Investigators. He has testified in the criminal prosecution of arson related cases in New York State.

Professional Registration:

New York State Office of Fire Prevention and Control

Basic Firefighter 0296-0952

Code Certification Level II 12047922B

Hazardous Materials Specialist 75006-0494-0139

Fire Investigator Level II 750002-0296-0241

Certified Fire Investigator 23-080504

Certified Evidence Collection Technician