ARSON & FIRE INVESTIGATIONS

Garrett’s Fire Investigators follow NFPA 921 guidelines which sets the bar for scientific-based investigation and analysis of fire and explosion incidents. The NFPA 921 guidelines are considered the gold standard for rendering accurate opinions as to incident origin, cause, responsibility, and prevention. It is intended for use by both public sector employees who are responsible for fire investigation and private sector professionals who conduct investigations for insurance companies or litigation purposes.

When a fire or explosion occurs, the determination of the cause and origin requires careful examinations of the site and all available evidence to determine if the fire may have been a result of an accident, a deliberate act, mechanical or electrical failure, or a nature-related event.

Our team of Fire Investigators can expertly analyze fire incidents for industrial & commercial buildings, as well as single dwelling or multi-tenant residential structures.

Vehicle Fires

Our Fire Investigators are often called upon to investigate fires involving Automobiles, Semi-Tractor/Trailers, Buses, Boats & Airplanes. As with all fires, our investigators are engaged to determine if a fire was intentionally set, the result of electrical or mechanical failure, or as a result of an accident. All of our experts will provide an in-depth analysis rooted in established scientific principles and consistent with the NFPA 921 guidelines.

Commercial Fires

Garrett’s Fire Investigators are often asked to investigate the origin and cause of losses in industrial and commercial locations. Our experts provide timely and accurate investigations focused on providing you with all the information needed about the fire.

Residential Fires

Whether single dwelling or multi-tenant residential structures, Garrett’s fire Investigators will determine the cause and origin of fire loss and determine if subrogation potential may exist.