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.
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.
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