Chris Lorton

Risk Reduction
Title: Commercial Building Inspector & Plans Reviewer
Phone: 479-644-5021

Chris joined the Risk Reduction Division in December of 2015. He holds International Code Certifications in related fields of International Fire Codes.  In addition, he completed the National Fire Academy’s Fire Inspectors Curriculum in Emmitsburg, Maryland. The curriculum included varies technical courses and took five years to complete. 

Chris’s career in public service started in 1982 with the Bella Vista Fire Department as a Firefighter/Paramedic until 1992. Started in 1992 with the Bentonville Fire Department as a Firefighter/Paramedic and rose through the ranks to Fire Marshal/Division Chief in 2001 until his retirement in 2010.

After retirement, he went to work for the fire alarm and security system industry as a Designer/Salesman.  He did a three-year stint as a Project Manager for a residential and light commercial construction company prior to joining the Risk Reduction Division.

Dan is licensed by the State of Arkansas in the following disciplines; Electrical Inspector, Plumbing Inspector, and HVAC Inspector. 

International Code Council Certifications:
   Fire Inspector I
   Fire Inspector II


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