ANDREW J. STARNES is a captain for the Charlotte (NC) Fire Department, where he has been a member since 1998. He has a level II thermography certification and is the thermal imaging subject matter expert for Project Kill the Flashover and the lead instructor for Insight Training LLC. He is a level II instructor, an adjunct instructor for the department, and a North Carolina fire officer III. He has a bachelor's degree in fire science administration science. His thermal imaging curriculum is internationally recognized.
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