Fire Origin and Cause
Depending on your needs, NFC can assemble a team of engineers and origin and cause investigators or assign a single consultant with specific expertise to conduct the investigation.
NFC’s fire origin & cause experts are available both nationally and internationally to serve our clients’ needs. In origin and cause investigations, time is often critical. NFC offers 24-hour emergency services. We can usually have an expert on scene within a few hours. Depending on your needs, NFC can assemble a team of engineers and origin and cause investigators or assign a single expert with specific expertise to conduct the investigation.
Our certified fire origin and cause investigators are court qualified experts in fire origin and cause relating to:
- Residential Structures
- Commercial Buildings
- Heavy Construction Equipment
- Mobile Homes and Recreational Vehicles
Often we are requested to conduct an investigation to determine the cause of the loss to assist the adjuster/attorney in the determination of coverage and liability. Again, in these situations, we recognize that time is of the essence.
Subrogation assessment is part of every first party investigation. Care is taken to properly secure and preserve evidence and establish a chain of custody.
There is strict adherence to NFPA regulations in fire investigations. All of our investigators are familiar with the NFPA investigative procedure.