We are very pleased to announce that Duane Lemons, CFI,based in Nevada, has joined our investigation team and will be handling our clients’ needs in Nevada and Northern California.


Duane has been a Fire Investigator for over twenty years and has served the community of Carson City, Nevada as a Fire Inspector II/ Investigator.  Duane is a Certified Fire Investigator and Evidence Collection Technician through the International Association of Arson Investigators and is also Pro-Board Certified as a fire investigator.  In addition, Duane is a Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator through the National Association of Fire Investigators and is a Certified Fire Plans Examiner, Building Plans Examiner, and Fire Inspector II through the International Code Council.


Duane’s certifications include Fire Investigator I, II & III, Fire Inspector I, II, & III and Plans Examiner from the Nevada State Fire Marshal’s office.  He also held certificates of registration from the Nevada State Fire Marshal’s office for fire sprinklers, fire suppression systems, and was an installer and field serviceman for these systems.


Prior to the fire service, Duane earned a Certification of Technology in Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning from Odessa College and worked in the HVAC field for several years working on units from small window units to large commercial water chillers and boilers.  Duane was also a Certified Welder, graduating from Odessa Trade School, and operated a general oil field welding business in the early 1980’s until moving into the HVAC trade.


Duane’s acquired work experience throughout his career has given him a solid background in fire investigation which exceeds the fundamental requirements of NFPA 921 and 1033.  


You can find more information on Duane and our wide range of services by visiting us at www.fcafire.com.



We value your business and are looking forward to working with you again in 2016!