Whether there has been a small house fire or a massive industrial explosion, Engineering Specialists, Inc.’s certified Fire Investigators use a methodical and detailed approach to analyze fires and determine origin and cause.
Note that where applicable for investigative services appropriately licensed contractors will be used.
We offer investigations for all types of fires, including:
- Residential Fires
- Multi-Family and Apartment Fires
- Commercial Building Fires
- Industrial Fires and Explosions
- Vehicular and Machinery Fires
- Cylinder/Tank Explosions (Propane, etc…)
- Restaurant Fires
Our team of experts has the capability to represent you or your company during the site evaluation.
Depending on the scope of work, we can:
- Conduct the initial origin and cause investigation
- Identify all parties for potential subrogation
- Conduct or represent you at a joint evaluation
- Retain evidence for future destructive testing
It is of the utmost importance to use a firm that knows what they’re doing or you can risk issues such as evidence spoliation, improper identification of fire origin or missing the cause altogether. Our team has the experience to correctly identify, collect and evaluate all evidence – as well as the courtroom expertise to assist in case of further need of litigation support.
Shortly after a fire is extinguished by fire-fighters, an investigation is launched to understand the circumstances that caused the fire or explosion. Fire investigators must have a careful eye and ample experience to successfully analyze the evidence and circumstances. At Engineering Specialists, Inc., our NAFI-certified fire investigation specialists and Licensed Engineers have investigated over 5,000 properties across the country. After 25 years in business – you can be sure that we know the process. We can deliver our findings to you in any format you request – whether you need a quick initial assessment or a comprehensive evaluation.
Common report formats:
- Quick Verbal Reports
- Short-form Origin and Cause
- Comprehensive Written Report