Thomas J. Madigan graduated
from the University of New Haven in 1986 with a Bachelor of Science
Degree in Arson Investigation, a Minor in Criminal Justice and
Certificate in Fire Prevention. He immediately put his education to
work as a fire origin and cause investigator in the private sector and
as a firefighter in the public sector.
Tom has more than twenty
four years experience in the investigation of fires as a private
investigator, as well as within the fire service in the Commonwealth of
Massachusetts. He is an experienced expert witness in the determination
of fire origin and cause.
He holds the designation of Certified Fire Investigator from
the International Association of Arson Investigators and is certified by
the Connecticut Department of Public Safety as a Fire Marshal, Fire
Investigator, Fire Code Inspector and Hazardous Materials Inspector.
In addition to his degree in Arson Investigation from the
University of New Haven, Tom has continuing education in fire
investigation from the National Fire Academy, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco
and Firearms, Massachusetts Office of the Attorney General, Saint
Anslems College, University of Delaware, Rutgers University, the
Massachusetts Fire Academy, the Rhode Island Fire Marshal’s Office, the
Connecticut Bureau of State Fire Marshal and additional public and
private educational sources.
He is a member of the Connecticut and Massachusetts Chapters
of the IAAI, as well as a member of the Professional Firefighters of
Massachusetts. He has taught at the Massachusetts Fire Academy and is a
Certified Fire Instructor. He is also a member of the Braintree Fire
Tom joined Acacia Investigations in 2010. He is very well
respected in the field of fire investigation and his helpful and
cheerful personality makes it a pleasure to work with him. His fire
service, fire investigation and insurance industry experience make him a
tremendous asset to our team.