Saturday, March 28, 2020
Public Safety

Alexandria Fire Department Fire Marshal Named Investigator of the Year

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Alexandria Fire Department Assistant Fire Marshal Andrea Buchanan has been awarded the 2015 Investigator of the year award from the International Association of Fire Investigators (IAAI). The Investigator of the Year Award is given to an individual who has shown outstanding achievement through the use of professional expertise in both the criminal and civil fields of arson control. The IAAI received nominations from 43 countries, and selected AFM Buchanan for her work on the Southern Towers serial arsonist case.

The IAAI Investigator of the year is the highest recognition in the Fire Investigation profession.

Congrats AFM Buchanon!

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