Dahl & Associates, Inc.          Peter Dahl, CFI, CFEI, CFII
Fire and Explosion Analysis                                (612) 229-6019
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Peter Dahl CFI, CFEI, CFII

Peter Dahl is a Certified Fire Investigator (CFI) Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator (CFEI) and Certified Fire Investigation Instructor (CFII) with more than 20 years of investigation experience. He founded the company Dahl & Associates, Inc. in 1991 after graduating from the University of St. Thomas with a Bachelor's Degree.  Dahl's continuing education and training experiences relating to fires and explosions are numerous and provide the client with superior fire investigation service.  He has testified in federal and state courts. Peter Dahl is a Hazardous Materials Technician - OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120(q) - as well as 40 Hour HAZWOPER certified - OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120(e).

Peter Dahl has extensive experience in grain industry fires and explosions.  He is frequently retained to represent manufacturers and other commercial entities in both first party plaintiff as well as liability defense cases.  He has long term relationships as a manufacturer's representative in both insurance related first party plaintiff and product defense cases.  He has been involved in numerous large scale test burns to enrich his knowledge and understanding of the behaviors of both fires and explosions.

Peter Dahl is an active member of the following organizations:

  • Minnesota Chapter of the IAAI
  • International Chapter of the IAAI
  • NAFI - National Association of Fire Investigators
  • NFPA - National Fire Protection Association
  • GEAPS – Grain Elevator and Processing Society (past member)
  • AOPA - Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association

Scott Taylor, CFI

Scott Taylor is a Certified Fire Investigator (CFI) with more than 10 years of fire investigation experience. He has been involved in the fire service since 1988. He is a certified EMT, Hazmat Technician, Hazmat Specialist and a member of an All Hazard Incident Management Team. Scott is also a State Certified Emergency Manager. in 2007 he received a Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition from Congressman Jim Ramstad.

Scott Taylor is an active member of the following organizations.:

  • Minnesota Chapter of IAAI
  • International Chapter of IAAI