Mr. Perez is a Certified Fire Investigator to the National Fire Protection Association 1033 Standard for Professional Qualifications for Fire Investigator. Mr. Perez is certified by the following professional credentialing bodies: The International Fire Service Accreditation Congress, The National Board on Fire Service Professional Qualifications, and The International Association of Arson Investigators as accredited by The Forensic Specialties Accreditation Board Inc.
Mr. Perez has 28 years of fire service, and insurance investigation experience, 6 of those years were conducting investigations related to fire/explosion events in the City of Philadelphia’s Fire Marshal’s Office as the only Bilingual Assistant Fire Marshal.
Mr. Perez has conducted and/or supervised the investigation of over 1600 fire/explosion, many of which resulted in multi-million-dollar losses, 26 fatal fires, 4 with multiple fatalities, and serious bodily injuries. To date, Mr. Perez has completed over 3,000 hours of specialized training courses conducted by international / national organizations and public safety academies.