We provide fire origin & cause investigations for all types industrial structures – including mining, farming manufacturing, service and research/development facilities. Industrial facility fires account for a large share of fire loss in terms of both civilian deaths and monetary value. According to the NFPA in 2017, industrial facility fires resulted in nearly $500 million dollars in property damage over the course of the year.
Industrial fires can be caused by many different reasons:
- Mechanical or electrical equipment failures
- Inadequate maintenance
- Operator error
- Improper facility design
- Hazards from facility operations
The experts at Engineering Specialists, Inc. have extensive experience evaluating fire damage to industrial facility structures 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 to any industrial structure. 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. Industrial structure fires can involve a wide variety of individuals, and our experience in forensic analysis, manufacturing, construction and design means we understand every part of the complex nature of a fire.
We work with diverse clients:
- Property owners
- Insurance customers
- Owner’s representatives