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Experts who are qualified in principles of protection from destructive fires. This can include fire hazards and fire damage; construction, arrangement, and use of buildings, industrial processes, transportation systems, and others Fire Protection Engineering experts serve as expert witnesses and forensic consultants in Puerto Rico & USVI 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 Puerto Rico & USVI.
The listings below are of Fire Protection Engineering experts serving Puerto Rico & USVI.
Expert ListingsGregory 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.
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.
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.