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Patrick Andler

Fire Investigation

Patrick Andler

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Patrick A. Andler has over 35 years’ experience specialized in fire cause investigation and consultation. Mr. Andler has investigated and determined the origin and cause of over four thousand fires, including commercial structure, high-rise building, residential homes, recreational vehicles, automobiles, commercial trucks, aviation and marine losses.

Mr. Andler is an active member of the Arizona Burn Foundation located in Phoenix, Arizona and has served as chairman of the board and a contributing board member from 2012 to current.

Mr. Andler has volunteered his time, resources, and knowledge to the Arizona Justice Project and the Northern California Innocence Project at Santa Clara University

Mr. Andler is a continuing instructor on the topic of fire investigation and has instructed for Arizona Insurance Claims Association, multiple local and national law firms and insurance companies, as well as higher education universities


  • Certified Fire Investigation Instructor, National Association of Fire Investigators
  • Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator #4244-0835, National Association of Fire Investigators
  • Certified Vehicle Fire Investigator, National Association of Fire Investigators
  • Certified Fire Investigator, Certificate number 28-029, International Association of Arson Investigators
  • Public Agency Training Council, Fire Pattern Certificate, 20 hours, October 27 – 29, 2008


  • Bachelor of Science Degree, Justice Studies, Arizona State University,  1988

Areas of Expertise

  • Commercial Structure Fires
  • High-Rise Building Fires
  • Residential Home Fires
  • Recreational Vehicle Fires
  • Automobile Fires
  • Commercial Truck Fires,
  • Aviation Fires
  • Marine Fires
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