Collinsville, IL

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Investigator Watkins began his career in fire suppression at the Sauget Fire Department in 1999. In 2001, he was employed at Pyr-Tech as an Intern Investigator. Investigator Watkins continued his education in fire investigation until ultimately earning his IAAI-CFI Certification in August 2006 and he was promoted to Investigator at Pyr-Tech.  Watkins also attended classes through Illinois State University to attain the titles of Fire Investigator and Arson Investigator from the Illinois State Fire Marshal.

Investigator Watkins continues his fire related experience through seminars, in-house training and fire scene investigations. Jeff has testified as a fire and explosion expert in various cases he has investigated. 

Investigator Watkins is a member of the International Association of Arson Investigators, National Society of Professional Insurance Investigators, and the Professional Fire and Fraud Investigators.