Fire/Explosion Origin & Cause Investigation

By: Advanced Investigative Solutions  09-12-2011
Keywords: Fire Investigation, Forensic Testing, Witness Interviews

AIS is a licensed, bonded and insured fire investigation company providing professional investigative services to insurance companies, adjusters, law firms, corporations and private individuals throughout Western Canada. We are qualified and considered experts in all aspects of fire and explosion investigation:

  • Origin and Cause Investigation
  • Fire / Explosion Scene Examination
  • Fire / Explosion Witness Interviews
  • Court Ready Detailed Reporting
  • Digital Scene Re-Creations
  • Forensic Testing / Laboratory Analysis
  • Litigation Support
    • Expert Testimony
    • Case Reviews and Consultations
    • Reconstruction of Fire and Explosion Incidents
    • Analysis of Opposing Reports and Testimony
    • Forensic Laboratory Coordination

Our reporting methods provide our clients with a detailed account of our findings including, Cad Drawings, digital stills and video of the fire scene and key witness statements.

A variety of reporting formats are available to provide a cost-effective and timely product for our clients.

We conduct origin and cause investigations on all types of fires including:

  • Residential
  • Commercial / Industrial
  • Automotive / Commercial Vehicles
  • Heavy Equipment
  • Marine Vessels
  • Wildland

Keywords: Fire Investigation, Forensic Testing, Witness Interviews

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2D & 3D CAD Drawings

Plan drawings provide a supplemental image to an oral or written report and are a valuable visual tool which assist the fire investigator when interviewing witnesses. Documenting a fire scene through plan drawings, in addition to photographs and videotape, provides an accurate visual representation of the fire incident.


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Recreational & Commercial Vehicle Fire Investigation

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Legal Considerations in Origin and Cause Investigations

At AIS every origin and cause investigation we conduct is approached with the assumption that our conclusions and reporting methods may be presented in court. We have received praise from counsel for our thorough reports and are the company of choice with many law firms. Over the past years we have worked closely with legal counsel for both plaintiffs and defendants.