Carpinteria-Summerland Fire Protection District
Robert Rappaport is the Fire Marshal for the Carpinteria-Summerland Fire Protection District (CA), where he supervises the Fire Investigation Unit. He has over 27 years in the fire service, 20 years as an Investigator, and has investigated over 2,000 fires. Prior, he was a Division Chief in charge of the Fire Prevention Bureau at the Redondo Beach Fire Department, and a Captain/Investigator for the Riverside City Fire Department. Robert is a State Fire Marshal Instructor for fire and arson courses. Moreover, he is a Certified Fire Investigator (CFI) through the International Association of Arson Investigators (IAAI), California Conference of Arson Investigators (CCAI), and the National Association of Fire Investigators (NAFI). He is experienced in the insurance investigation field and often works with fire agencies and attorneys as a consultant on fire/arson cases. He has testified numerous times in both criminal and civil courts as an expert.
Wednesday, October 21, 2020
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM ET