Matthew J. Wilke, IAAI-CFI

Fire Investigator

Matthew Wilke is a fire investigator with Fire Cause Analysis for the North Dakota and Montana region. He has experience conducting fire/explosion fire investigations, conducting quarterly training for department investigation team, moderating case studies within the department, Fire Safety Investigations, and has served in the past as a company commander.

In addition, Matt has been with the Bismarck Fire Department for 12 years, and currently holds the rank of Captain. He is a certified US Department of Labor Journeyman Firefighter, NREMT-B, and is NDFA FFI & FFII certified. Matt is also a RIT instructor and is in charge of new recruit training.


  • Certified Fire Investigator (CFI) — International Association of Arson Investigators
  • Arson Detection for the First Responder


  • International Association Arson Investigators
  • North Dakota International Association Arson Investigators