Q (dot) Global Fire Investigations, Fire Investigator/Fuel Burning Appliance Specialist
Jim has been in the hearth industry for over 20 years starting as a chimney sweep and working into installing, service, sales and finally as a territory sales manager for a wholesale distributor. His passion and knowledge of the hearth industry combined with his love of fire science has led him to his current position as an origin and cause fire investigator specializing in hearth and heating appliances. His desire is to see more hearth companies embrace education and pride in installation professionalism that will lead to fewer fires caused by improper installation and servicing of hearth and heating appliances. When not on a fire scene Jim spends enjoys time with his wife and 7 children hunting, fishing, and enjoying the outdoors throughout the Pacific Northwest and is a captain on his local fire department.