Richard J. Keyworth

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General Information

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Name: Richard J. Keyworth

Pen Name: None

Genres: Non-Fiction, Other;

Born: 1942 in Chicago, Illinois


Email: and

Illinois Connection

Richard has been a life long resident of Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Mr. Keyworth has dedicated the past 40 years to the fields of Fire Investigation, Fire Protection and Life Safety. He has been an Instructor in the field of Fire and Arson Investigation, as well as a Municipal and Private Fire Investigator. Mr. Keyworth has educated and trained literally thousands of individuals from all walks of life. He has been a noted lecturer and author, for many years. In his role as an Adjunct Faculty Instructor at a local college he has motivated and educated thousands of students during his career. He is a retired officer from a suburban fire department which was home to the largest industrial park in the US. His level of experience and knowledge gained over more than 3 decades as an Inspector, Investigator, and Officer is legendary

Published Works

  • Fires...Accidental or Arson?, Outskirts Press, 2010

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Fires...Accidental or Arson?: Fire Investigations

ISBN: 1432766880
Release Date: 2010-12-29

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Literary Awards

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: (Yes)

Richard is pleased to do book signinings as well as Public Speaking and Presentations on Life Safety, Emergency Planning, Fire Prevention, etc. and can be contacted at or at 630-776-0284.

External Links

Richard J. Keyworth on WorldCat

Richard J. Keyworth on Amazon


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