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Since 1995, VERTEX has completed over 90,000 projects.

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Austin StormerIAAI-FIT, ECT

Fire Investigator/Evidence Technician, Forensics

Austin M. Stormer, IAAI-FIT, ECT is assigned to Vertex Fire Investigations LLC as a Fire Investigator, Fire Scene Technical Assistant and Evidence Technician.

Austin came to Vertex in December 2015 experienced in inventory, stock, packaging and record keeping. His duties include fire investigation, fire scene excavation, evidence identification, evidence collection and packaging as well as evidence transportation, chain of custody, evidence inventory and billing, and shipping/delivery of evidence to appropriate laboratories for analysis and testing.

Education & Certification

A.S. , General Studies, Naugatuck Valley Community College, Waterbury CT
Diploma, College Prep, Pomperaug High School, Southbury CT

Private Investigator, State of MA
IAAI-FIT Fire Investigation Technician
FEMA – National Incident Management System
FEMA – Applying ICS to Healthcare Organizations
FEMA -Introduction to Incident Command System
Asbestos Awareness
Sexual Harassment
Respiratory Protection
Personal Proetection Equipment

IAAI – CFI Trainer
40 Hour Fundamentals of Fire Investigation – IAAI


International Association of Arson Investigators
Connecticut Chapter, International Association of Arson Investigators
National Association of Fire Investigators

Areas of Service

Forensic Fire Claims

Expert Witness Services

Damages, Fire Origin and Cause Investigations

Forensics Technical, Fire Origin & Cause