30 Forensic Engineering, Canada’s leading and fully-independent multi-disciplinary forensics firm, is excited to announce that Brandon Northrup, B.Sc., CFO, CFEI, CMM III has joined the firm as a Senior Fire Investigator within our Fire & Electrical Investigations Group.
Brandon brings over fifteen years of experience as a fire chief and firefighter to 30 Forensic Engineering. As a fire service professional, Brandon has attended hundreds of fires giving him unique insights into the investigation of fires. In addition to his experience with fire investigation, Brandon has completed over 50 training courses related to firefighting, fire investigation and emergency management. Brandon has a Bachelor of Science degree in Fire Service Administration and is pursuing a Masters Degree in Emergency Services Management. Furthermore, he holds both Fire Service Leadership and Fire Service Administration certificates from Dalhousie University.
In addition to his extensive experience as a Fire Chief, Brandon is a licensed radio operator, a Red Seal certified sheet metal worker and holds 11 National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) certifications, to include Hazardous Materials Technician, Fire Officer, 3 and Incident Safety Officer. He holds the following professional designations:
- Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator (CFEI) from the National Association of Fire Investigators.
- Executive Chief Fire Officer (ECFO), Canadian Association of Fire Chiefs.
- Certified Municipal Manager III (CMMIII), Ontario Municipal Management Institute.
- Community Emergency Management Coordinator (CEMC), Emergency Management Ontario.
30 Forensic Engineering is proud to have someone with Brandon’s extensive fire investigation related skill set join our firm. Robert Sparling, Vice President, states “Brandon’s professionalism, enthusiasm, and unique perspective on fires will serve our clients fire investigation needs exceptionally well.”