We provide fire origin & cause investigations for all types commercial structures – including tenant spaces, retail and hotels. Commercial fires include most non-residential spaces other than industrial facilities. According to the NFPA in 2017, there were approximately 105 civilian deaths and 1,250 civilian injuries in non-residential structures. This resulted in nearly $3 Billion dollars in property damage over the course of 2017.
Commercial spaces can include:
- Office buildings
- Mixed use buildings
- Retail buildings
- Tenant spaces
The experts at Engineering Specialists, Inc. have extensive experience evaluating fire damage to commercial spaces and finding the origin & cause. Depending on the scope of work, we can conduct the initial origin & cause investigation or represent you or your business at a joint evaluation. It is critical to use a firm that knows what they are doing.
Depending on your specified scope of work, we can:
- Conduct an origin & cause investigation
- Identify all parties for potential subrogation
- Conduct or represent you at a joint evaluation
- Retain evidence for destructive analysis
We conduct detailed investigations to find the origin and cause of failure that occurred in any commercial setting. We can and regularly work for all sides of the equation as a true third-party representative. When it is critical to know exactly what has happened, you can count on Engineering Specialists, Inc. to provide you all the facts. Commercial property fires can involve a wide variety of individuals, and our experience in forensic analysis, construction and design means we understand every part of the complex nature of a fire.
We work with a variety of clients:
- Property owners
- Insurance customers
- Owner’s representatives
We provide our findings in the format you need:
- Quick Verbal Reports
- Short-form Origin and Cause
- Comprehensive Written Report