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Robert C. Rollston, Jr., IAAI-CFI

Senior Fire Investigator

Robert Rollston joined Riffe Fire Investigations in 2021, bringing with him a wealth of experience and knowledge. He is a retired full-time fire investigator with 45 years in public safety and law enforcement. He served 12 years with the Chesterfield County Fire Marshal’s Office as a fire investigator, 6.5 years as a Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives certified accelerant detection canine handler, and 13 years as private fire investigator. He has acted as lead investigator for over 3000 structure, vehicle and wildland fires as well as explosives and environmental crime investigations. In addition, he currently serves as the Program Coordinator for the Virginial Fire Marshal Academy Basic Law Enforcement School and is a Lead Instructor for the Virginia Fire Marshal Academy NFPA 1033 Fire and Explosion Investigator Course. He also serves as a Subject Matter Expert on the Virginia Department of Fire Programs committee to review and revise the curriculum for the Virginia Fire Marshal Academy NFPA 1033 Fire and Explosion Investigator Course. Mr. Rollston is a Certified Fire Investigator through the International Association of Arson Investigators. He is currently certified as an NFPA 1033 Fire Investigator, NFPA 1031 Fire Inspector and NFPA 1041 Fire Service Instructor through the Virginia Department of Fire Programs. He has served as an expert witness in litigation cases and is fully prepared to accurately determine the origin and cause of any fire or explosion.

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Robert C. Rollston, Jr., IAAI-CFI
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