Fire & Explosion Investigation Expert Witnesses and Consultants
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Experts in identification of ignition sources and accelerants, in analysis of fire and burn patterns for origin determinination.
The listings below are all Fire & Explosion Investigation expert witnesses and consultants.

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Gerard Macri, Ph.D.Gerard Macri & Associates
Gerard Macri, Ph.D.
New Windsor, NY
Principals provide expert technical assistance to counsel in litigation involving forensic chemical investigations, causes of violent chemical reactions, fires or explosions or violent reactions resulting from incompatible chemical mixtures, fires and explosions resulting from chemical reactions and/or unstable chemical compounds, fires and explosions of Bakken crude oil tankers, sudden release of chemicals from packages or containers of consumer products.

Robert RowePyrocop, Inc.
Robert Rowe
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.

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Origin And Cause Inc.

Ancaster, ON
The largest firm of its kind in the country, Origin and Cause provides cross-disciplinary forensic expertise to insurance companies, law firms, independent adjusters, and corporate risk managers.

Robert Schaal, IAAI-CFIGulf Coast Fire Investigation Research And Education
Robert Schaal, IAAI-CFI
Mandeville, LA
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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.

Chris Fleming, PE, CFEI, LEED B+DC186 Engineering, PLLC
Chris Fleming, PE, CFEI, LEED B+DC
Atlanta, GA
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 Meier, IAAI-CFI, CFPS, CFEIMeier Fire Investigation, LLC
Richard Meier, IAAI-CFI, CFPS, CFEI
Bradenton, FL
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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; Deposition & Trial Testimony. Whether a house fire across town or a multi-million dollar industrial fire across the country, we can handle your case - start to finish!

Dale Wheeler, PEDale Wheeler
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.

Richard Collins, Ph.D., M.Sc., B.Sc.Biomechanics International
Richard Collins, Ph.D., M.Sc., B.Sc.
Cranberry Township, PA
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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.

John MorrisMorris Fire Investigation
John Morris
Glendale, AZ
Morris Fire Investigations is principally owned and operated by John Morris, a retired ATF Special Agent Certified Fire Investigator. John’s 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 ATF’s 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.

Gregory CahaninGregory J. Cahanin Fire Code Consulting
Gregory Cahanin
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.

Daniel Bak, PhD PE FSEIvey Engineering
Daniel Bak, PhD PE FSE
San Diego, CA
Ivey Engineering performs forensic engineering building system design testing and analysis and provides expert witness testimony. The firm specializes in Fire & Life Safety, Fire Protection Systems, Fire Alarms, Fire Risk Assessment Smoke Migration, Carbon Monoxide, Plumbing, HVAC, Refrigeration. Contact Rush Porter for information.

John Miller, IAAI-CFI, NAFI-CFEI & CVFIJohn Miller Investigations Inc.
John Miller, IAAI-CFI, NAFI-CFEI & CVFI
Linden, CA
John has investigated over 2500 fires. Licensed in California John’s 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.

Robert N. Anderson, PhD, PE, PIRNA 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.

William OfcaB&C Products, Inc.
William Ofca
Hyde Park, NY
Retired Display Fireworks Company CEO - 10 yrs, Retired Electrical Controls Engineer 33 yrs, Formerly Employed by Explosive Detonator Manufacturer 23 yrs, Certified: "Process Hazards Analysis" and "Fireworks / Detonator Accident Investigation".

Anthony May CIPBIALM Security Explosives Consulting LLC
Anthony May CIPBI
Gilbert, AZ
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Certified International Post Blast Investigator (CIPBI) with 40 years of experience working in security and explosive related fields in government service; 20 years military EOD, 20 years federal law enforcement as a certified bomb technician. Specializing in the federal explosives laws for device determination, device reconstruction, crime scene examination, and post blast origin and cause investigations. Conducted numerous accident investigations involving fireworks and pyrotechnics.

Robert MalangaFire & Risk Engineering
Robert Malanga
Long Valley, NJ
Highly respected professional well-experienced in analyzing the origin development and spread of firesexplosions and the performance of fire protection systems expert qualification and guidance in the forensic analysis of fire and explosion related incidents licensed Professional Engineer Board Certified Diplomate in Forensic Engineering.

David GossmanGossman Forensics
David Gossman
Maquoketa, IA
Gossman Forensics provides expert technical assistance to counsel in litigation involving fires and explosions, chemical and environmental forensics, hazardous waste, hazardous materials, regulatory compliance, and injury or chemical exposure claims due to hazardous materials or hazardous operations. Expert review and opinions on patents related to the above fields is also provided.

Curtis R. Brown, President and CEORimkus Consulting Group, Inc.
Curtis R. Brown, President and CEO
Houston, TX
A world-class Consulting and Engineering firm with 39 offices and over 300 professionals experienced in all phases of forensic engineering and consulting, including Construction Problems & Disputes, Fires & Explosions, Industrial Problems, Vehicle Accidents, Financial Forensic issues, and Environmental damages.

John AgostiAgosti & Associates, Inc.
John Agosti
Chicago, IL
State-certified Fire/Arson Investigator with over 30 years Fire Dept. experience and thousands of Fire Scene Investigations. Plaintiff/Defense and Criminal/Civil cases. Federal and State-qualified Expert Witness; Fire Cause/Origin; Building/Fire Codes. Fire Department Practices and Operations.

JT CollierWestern States Fire Investigations
JT Collier
Gilbert, AZ
JT Collier is owner and primary fire/arson investigator for Western States Fire Investigations. Specializing in fire and arson investigations JT has extensive training and experience investigating the origin and cause of fires and arsons.


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