Find a Fire & Explosion Investigation Expert
Experts in identification of ignition sources and accelerants, in analysis of fire and burn patterns for origin determinination. Fire & Explosion Investigation experts serve as expert witnesses and forensic consultants in California legal matters, and provide expert reports and testimony for judges, attorneys, lawyers, law firms, insurance companies and government agencies in Federal and state court trials and arbitrations in California.
The listings below are of Fire & Explosion Investigation experts serving California.
Featured ListingsPyrocop, Inc.
Long Beach, CA
Pyrocop, Inc. is a Southern California based fire consulting company that specializes in fire loss case review and fire/building code interpretation for both civil and criminal litigation.
Expert ListingsRNA Consulting, Inc.
Robert N. Anderson, PhD, PE, PI
Los Altos Hills, CA
Robert N. Anderson, PhD, PE, PI, is an expert witness in Engineering Forensic Disciplines, Failure Analysis, Fire & Explosion Investigation, Metallurgy and Materials Science, and Firearms & Ballistics, Corrosion.
John Miller Investigations Inc.
John Miller, IAAI-CFI, NAFI-CFEI & CVFI
John has investigated over 2500 fires. Licensed in California Johns experience in the fire industry is profound. He has over 29 years in the fire service, 19+ years in the private sector and 3 years as a major city fire investigator. He takes great pride in his work, handling every assignment himself. He has testified as an expert several times. Over the courses of his career, he has handled over 17,950 pieces of evidence.
Gregory J. Cahanin Fire Code Consulting
St. Petersburg, FL
Fire expert witness performing origin and cause investigations nationally. Gregory J. Cahanin meets the professional qualifications of NFPA 1033, Standard for Professional Qualifications for Fire Investigator as documented in a Florida declaratory statement held by no other fire expert in the state. Investigations include the Station Nightclub Fire in 2003 with 100 fatalities. In Wyatt v. Security Alarms Co., Inc. key testimony on the failure of a Viking automatic fire sprinkler established a product liability that resulted in a $1.4M dollar jury award for Wyatt in Oklahoma. Specialty areas of forensic expertise include kitchen fire suppression systems, fire sprinklers, and fire alarm failures. Fire and Building Code construction defect findings are supported by 40 years of working with national codes and standards. Gregory Cahanin also performs code compliance and development for property owners and manufacturers. At the National Fire Protection Association, Quincy, MA, Mr. Cahanin was a Senior Life Safety Engineer. Primary responsibilities were in support of Life Safety Code development and education. He was staff liaison for building construction standards and the Fire Prevention Code. Special project work included support of the International Division of NFPA in a survey of fire protection for all oil production facilities of LaGoven SA in Venezuela; an evaluation of the airport terminal in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil; and a code comparison study for the National Institute of Building Sciences. Multiple fatality fire investigations while with NFPA were performed with findings nationally published and peer reviewed.
Morris Fire Investigation
Morris Fire Investigations is principally owned and operated by John Morris, a retired ATF Special Agent Certified Fire Investigator. Johns expertise includes over 730 fire and explosion scene examinations and multiple instances of expert testimony in federal and state courts. Morris Fire Investigations is based in the Phoenix, Arizona area. Prior to forming Morris Fire Investigations John was a Special Agent with ATF for over 26 years, serving more than half of that time as a fire and explosion investigator, and retiring as a Supervisory Certified Fire Investigator (CFI) in Phoenix, Arizona. During his ATF career John was an ATF CFI, ATF Certified Explosive Specialist (CES) as well as a member of ATFs prestigious National Response Team. Among the hundreds of fire scenes investigated by John include many multi-million dollar losses, fires with multiple fatalities and serial arson cases. John was also the lead CFI on the USS Miami, a nuclear submarine fire, with a $1,000,000,000 dollar loss.
Dale Wheeler, PE
ruther glen, VA
SPECIALTY AREAS: Fire Protection system design, installation and operation: Fire detection, Smoke detection, Fire alarm, Central Stations, Sprinkler Systems, Fire Suppression Systems, Fire and Smoke Barriers, Fire Safety, Life Safety, Code Compliance, Fire Cause and Origin, Arson, Fire Hazard, Building Materials, & Fire Resistance Rating.
Gulf Coast Fire Investigation Research And Education
Robert Schaal, IAAI-CFI
Consultant in the various aspects of the forensic fire investigation profession including fire scene investigation, case management, technical review, and litigation advisor. Also involved in the design, development and implementation of testing, research and education projects.
186 Engineering, PLLC
Chris Fleming, PE, CFEI, LEED B+DC
Electrical Engineering expert in all aspects of electrical design as well as fires explosions injuries and product failures with electrical factors. Experienced with various project and facility types. Experience with design construction litigation codes maintenance equipment studies scope contracts specs power lighting reliability etc.
Richard Collins, Ph.D., M.Sc., B.Sc.
Cranberry Township, PA
Accurate research & scientific analysis in mechanical and biomedical engineering & regulatory assessments. Litigation support in: Accident reconstruction, Injury biomechanics and Medical device product liability. Consultation in Biomedical & Human Factors Engineering; Former Professor of Medicine; Professor of Mechanical/Aerospace Engineering.
Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc.
Curtis R. Brown, President and CEO
Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc. is a worldwide provider of forensic consulting services to insurance companies, law firms, corporations and government agencies. Rimkus assists clients in the responsive and timely resolution of claims and disputes. The company's team of professional engineers, scientists, and technical specialists is recognized for its commitment to service excellence by local, national and international business communities.
Meier Fire Investigation, LLC
Licensed, Certified and Court Qualified Fire & Explosion Expert. Origin & Cause Investigations; Evidence Collection, Examination & Storage; Laboratory Testing; Safety Standard & Code Research and Analysis; Case File Review; Failure Analysis; Expert Deposition & Trial Testimony. Whether a fatal house fire across town or a multi-million dollar industrial explosion across the country, we can handle your case - start to finish!
Interactive Consulting, Inc.
Meyer R. Rosen FRSC, FAIC, CPC, CChE, CFEI, DABFET
East Norwich, NY
Meyer R. Rosen has over thirty-five years of industrial and academic experience in chemistry and chemical engineering. He serves as an expert witness for attorneys and insurance companies in both plaintiff and defense matters. Mr. Rosen specializes in products liability and personal injury matters.