Mr. Max L. Raney is a certified fire/ arson investigator and Licensed Texas Peace Officer. Mr. Raney also is a State Certified Firefighter, Emergency Medical Technician Paramedic, Hazardous Materials Technician, and a Fire Service Instructor with the Texas Commission of Fire Protection.
Mr. Raney first went to college to gain his Bachelor of Architecture at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, TX, which he completed in 1990. He worked at The Architectural Firm for a year until deciding to join City of University Park Fire Department in 1991.
Mr. Raney has over 20 years of experience serving as a Firefighter, Emergency Medical Technician and/ or Fire investigator. He has spent 22 years with the City of University Park Fire Department, and over 10 years with City of Rockwall Fire Department as a volunteer Firefighter.
After getting his Associate of Fire Protection Technology at Trinity Valley Community College in 1997, he started his second career of fire investigations. He has been on numerous scene exams as well as educating others of the science of fires.