Mark Timmons CFEI, CFII, CVFI
Senior Fire Origin & Cause Investigator
Mark J. Timmons, CFEI, CFII, CVFI, began his career with the Richmond Fire Rescue, in Richmond British Columbia in 2000 where he stayed until 2017. He began his time as a firefighter, but quickly took on responsibilities of a fire instructor where he taught career firefighters fire science, fire behavior, fire suppression along with many other techniques.
From here Mark moved onto become the Captain of Fire Investigations and Special Hazards where he managed ten career fire prevention officers, developed and oversaw training programs that were delivered to approximately 240 firefighters. Mark was responsible for all residential, commercial, marine and vehicle fire investigations within Richmond British Columbia. In this position he was also responsible for the delivery of fire investigation training programs for career firefighters.
In 2017 Mark was employed by the Nova Scotia Fire Marshal Office, Mark remained with the office until 2018 when he decided to join the Contrast Engineering Limited (CEL) team.
Mark joined CEL in September 2018 and is responsible for the investigations of fire and explosion scenes within Atlantic Canada. He is also responsible for the development and delivery of fire investigation programs. As of January 2019, Mark has conducted over 1000 fire origin and cause investigations and is a well-respected fire investigator throughout Atlantic Canada.
Mark lives in Cape Breton with his wife Joedi and their two daughters. In his free time Mark enjoys spending time with his children at the hockey rink in the winter and ball fields in the summer.
Mark can be reached at:
Office: 902.835.2175 (ext. 7)