Tim Yandell, retired in 2004 from Ponca City Fire Department as a Captain in fire suppression and investigations. Tim has investigating Fire Origin and Cause of Structures and Vehicles Fires, Mechanical Failure Examinations, Evidence Preservation/Collection, as well as, testifying in both Criminal and Civil Litigation Tim has been examining fire scenes for over twenty years. He has an extensive background in automotive and heavy equipment, as well as, Origin and Cause Investigations on structure fire losses. Tim has authored and co-authored two fire training manuals- Vehicle Fire/Arson Investigation and Fire Investigation Based on NFPAS 921 and NFPAS 1033. Tim lectures nationally to Local, State, Federal Agencies, Insurance, private, and military Investigators, prosecutors, vehicle manufacture representatives and their engineers.