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Fire Investigation Experts

Fire Investigation Experts


Origin & Cause
Product Liability 

  •  Arcing 
  • Reconstruction 
  • Suppression System 
  • Ignition & Control Devices 
  • Design & Operation 
  • Explosion 
  • Switchgear 
  • Transformers & Equipment 
  • Panel Boards 
  • Motors 
  • Utility Lines 
  • Ground Faults 
  • Detection System 
  • Washer/Dryer 
  • HAVC 
  • Water Heater 
  • Gas Systems Vehicle 

The Certified Fire & Explosion Investigator (CFEI) physically layers through the debris to uncover the fire’s point of origin. 

The Mechanical engineer (P.E.) may conduct a flow test of gas control valves or other mechanical devices to confirm it performs to the manufacturer’s specifications. 

The Electrical engineer (P.E.) analyzes the electrical system, which is in the immediate origin area. 

The Chemical engineer (P.E.) evaluates the chemical combustive nature of the materials of concern such as accelerants, explosives and flammability. 

The Materials Science engineer (Ph.D.) evaluates the possible failure of gas piping or quality of the material itself. OSHA – Workplace Safety 

By having an expert who is licensed/trained in multiple disciplines, there is an opportunity to achieve cost savings by hiring fewer experts.

Typical cases include: 

  • Machinery 
  • Railways 
  • Chemicals 
  • Appliances 
  • Design Flaws 
  • Unique Explosions 
  • Sprinkler System & Fire Alarm Failures 
  • Gas Fires/Explosions 
  • Electrical Fires 
  • Structures -Commercial & Residential 
  • Incendiary Fires 
  • Carbon Monoxide 
  • Vehicles 
  • Malfunctions in Equipment 


Since our first case 30 years ago, CED has been a powerful asset in thousands of investigations into the cause of accidents and product failures. Our success has been driven

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