Patrick Buckley, CFI

Fire Investigator

patrick.buckley[at]fcafire.com
1-800-726-5939

Patrick Buckley is a certified fire investigator through the California Conference of Arson Investigators (CCAI) and a certified fire and explosion Investigator through the National Association of Fire Investigators (NAFI). Currently, he is a fire engineer with the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department and is permanently assigned to the Metro Arson Strike Team as a Fire Investigator. Concurrent to working for the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department, Patrick works as a fire investigator for Fire Cause Analysis, operating outside of the County of San Diego.

Previous to his eight years with the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department, Patrick worked as a fire fighter I for CAL-FIRE and a paid call firefighter for the San Luis Obispo County Fire Department. Patrick coordinates training for Southern California fire investigators and continues to increase his knowledge of fire investigation by attending fire and explosives investigation training throughout the country.

Certifications:

  • California Conference of Arson Investigators (CCAI) Certified Fire Investigator
  • National Association of Fire Investigators (NAFI) Certified Fire & Explosion Investigator
  • Certified Evidence Collection Technician
  • Fire Fighter I & II
  • Licensed Paramedic (EMT-P), California