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 Fire Investigation Division

Mission and Responsibilities

The State Fire Marshal's Office, Fire Investigation Division is responsible for the investigation of all reported arson and suspicious fires resulting in fatalities or large dollar loss fires and or explosions.  The division has (1) one Deputy State Fire Marshal, (11) eleven Assistant State Fire Marshals, (1) one Divisional Secretary.

Staff Listing

Division Director
Mark R. Lambert, Deputy State Fire Marshal 
(304) 558-2191 Ext. 53221
mark.r.lambert@wv.gov

Field Investigators
Shawn Alderman, Assistant State Fire Marshal
Mackey Ayersman, Assistant State Fire Marshal
Jason Baltic, Assistant State Fire Marshal
Patrick Barker, Assistant State Fire Marshal
Tim Chastain, Assistant State Fire Marshal
Ryan McFarland, Assistant State Fire Marshal
Brad Hartley, Assistant State Fire Marshal
Scott Rodes, Assistant State Fire Marshal
(304) 558-2191 Ext. 53209

Office Staff

Cathy Green, Secretary I
(304) 558-2191 Ext. 53221
cathy.l.green@wv.gov

Law Information

REPORT AN ARSON FIRE OR FATALITY BY CALLING 1-800-233-FIRE

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