Nate Bestward, CFEI,CFII, CVFI, IAAI-FIT, INVF: Partner & Senior Fire/Explosion Investigator

Nate received his certification through the National Association of Fire Investigators in 2007. since then he has investigated and reported on residential, commercial, heavy equipment and vehicle fire losses. He has investigated over 700 fires including, structural, vehicle as well as wild fires.He has testified as an expert in the field of fire investigation.

Certifications Include:

  • Certified Fire & Explosion Investigator (NAFI)
  • Certified Fire Investigator Instructor (NAFI)
  • Certified Vehicle Fire Investigator (NAFI)
  • Wildland Fire Investigation (IAAI)
  • Fire Investigation Technician (IAAI)
  • FI-210 Wildfire Origin & Cause Investigation (Ministry Of Enviroment)


He is a member in good standing of:

  • International Association of Arson Investigators  (IAAI)
  • National Association of Fire Investigators  (NAFI)
  • Canadian Association of Fire Investigators  (CAFI)