CAN-WEST FIRE INVESTIGATIONS

How We Can Help You

At Can-West Fire Investigations, we specialize in investigating the  origin and cause of fires or explosions. Our investigators  systematically investigate scenes using the scientific method  approach. 

We provide forensic origin and cause fire and explosion  investigations for commercial, residential, industrial, agricultural,  automotive, and marine losses. Our investigators are internationally  certified and have extensive training in interview techniques,  statement analysis, and professional photography, including airborne  photography and forward-looking infrared (FLIR) video capturing. 


With our experience in law enforcement and the insurance industry  as special investigators, we understand the needs of the insurance  industry and their concerns for potential exposure.

 
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OUR COMMITMENT

As part of our commitment to providing expert services, Can-West  Fire Investigations has partnerships with specialized engineering  services such as mechanical, electrical, chemical, structural, and  biomechanical engineering. We also offer accident reconstruction  services, Berla system forensics, and data recovery for vehicles. Our  professionals are trained in DNA evidence collection for serious  motor vehicle investigations where airbags have been deployed. 

Our company is partnered with ABL Auto Electrical Ltd. to provide  insurance related mechanical inspections to validate losses. We have  a four-bay heated indoor facility for vehicle and equipment fire  investigations. Our company also offers mechanical inspections,  vehicle fluid analysis for wear, and short or long-term vehicle  storage. We have vast experience in post-fire investigations to  validate the presence of contents and heat or fire-related damage to  structures.

In addition, we have a Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator with  an accelerant detection canine on staff. All of our investigators  maintain continuous training with certifications. 

We have also provided training to the Insurance Institute of Canada,  numerous insurance companies, police and fire departments on a  variety of topics. These topics range from fire classification, scientific  method approach, vehicle and equipment fires, structural fires, and  investigative techniques for front line adjusters. We can provide  additional tailored training for your needs on a variety of other  insurance-related topics.

 

OUR SERVICES

Covering Your Needs

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COMMERCIAL AND RESIDENTIAL STRUCTURAL FIRE INVESTIGATIONS

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ON-SCENE VEHICLE FIRE INVESTIGATIONS

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VEHICLE FIRE AND MECHANICAL INVESTIGATIONS IN OUR HEATED FACILITY

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HEAVY EQUIPMENT AND MECHANICAL FIRE INVESTIGATIONS

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MARINE | BOAT FIRES

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SCENE DEBRIS AND CONTENT VERIFICATION

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POST-FIRE VALIDATION OF FIRE AND HEAT DAMAGE