Dion Saint, NAFI-CFEI


Austin, TX

Dion Saint, NAFI-CFEI


Austin, TX


Dion Saint has investigated, assisted, and/or supervised more than 350 origin and cause investigations, including fires and explosions involving fatalities, as well as complex subrogation issues involving multi-million-dollar losses. His work has included first party insurance investigations, third party insurance defense work, plaintiff’s work, consumer product liability cases, contractor liability, and file review. Investigations have included losses to residences, vehicles, commercial/industrial structures, and wild land fires. Dion has actively participated in live burn training and post blast training. He has participated in federal training programs administered through the United States Department of Justice and Homeland Security to include improvised explosive chemical industry outreach, vehicle borne improvised explosive devices, and criminal elements of the sovereign citizen movement – state and local anti-terrorism training program.

  • Holds a fire and explosion certification through NAFI – CFEI
  • 14+ years of investigative training and experience
  • Experienced law enforcement professional in city, county, state, and federal law enforcement
  • Completion of the Florida State Fire College – Fire Investigator I & II
  • Assisted in the 2017 California Wildland Fires
  • Court tested and reliable. Experienced in civil cases, and state & federal criminal trials
  • Provided expert testimony in arson cases resulting in prosecution of defendants
  • Honorably retired Florida State Fire Marshal – Bureau of Fire, Arson, & Explosion Investigations


  • National Association of Fire Investigators
    Certified Fire Explosion Investigator (# 22528-12875)

Professional Licenses

  • Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
    • Florida Private Investigator – License # C1800086


  • International Association of Arson Investigators (IAAI)
  • International Association of Arson Investigators (Florida Chapter)
  • National Association of Fire Investigators (NAFI)
  • Florida Advisory Committee on Arson Prevention (FACAP)


Florida State Fire College, Ocala, Florida
Fire Investigator I. / Fire Investigator II., 2011-2013

Troy University, Panama City/Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida
Major area of study: Criminal Justice, 2010-2011

Gulf Coast State College Panama City, FL
Police Academy – Basic Recruit Certificate (815hrs.) Certificate #243952, 2004

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