Areas of Expertise

 IconFire & Explosion Investigation

Our fire and explosion experts work with clients to gather evidence related to fires and explosions, reconstruct, and analyze accidents in detail, to uncover the component failures, human errors, and other factors that caused them.

Our team is made up of Professional Engineers, investigators, and technicians who have specialized experience in determining the origins and causes of fires and explosions. Our highly qualified professionals include mechanical, electrical, chemical, and materials engineers, as well as certified fire investigators and certified fire and explosion investigators.

Since the team is distributed across all of our locations around the country, we are able to deploy engineers to the site of any incident, domestic or international, within hours, to begin the process of safely gathering and preserving evidence and collecting data. We use the latest technology to document the scene thoroughly and accurately through photographs, videos, 3-D imaging, and Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (drones).

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Fire Protection

Fire Protection

Our fire protection engineering team has experience in the evaluation of fire protection systems, building and life safety codes, and building construction.

Fire Science

Fire Science

Our fire science experts cover a broad spectrum of engineering disciplines including the evaluation of fire dynamics, fire growth and spread, building and fire code requirements, life safety, building construction, structural engineering, building systems and standardized fire test methods.

Fuel Gas Systems

Fuel Gas Systems

ESi has decades of experience evaluating fuel gas systems and their potential cause of fires and explosions.

Heavy Equipment Fires

Heavy Equipment Fires

Our heavy equipment fire experts analyze heavy equipment involved in fires to understand the component and system failures that caused them.

Industrial

Industrial

ESi’s experts in this field recognize this aspect and can place a team well-equipped to begin the necessary documentation onsite quickly. Our consultants can see the investigative process through from the initial boots-on-the-ground origin and cause to getting the facility back up and running in a safe manner.

Product Fires

Product Fires

Our product liability team has the fire and engineering expertise to analyze the role that various products may have played in a fire or explosion.

Residential Fires & Explosions

Residential Fires & Explosions

Our residential fire and explosion experts investigate the origin and cause of incidents that cause thousands of deaths and injuries annually.

Utilities

Utilities

ESi has a wide variety of expertise applicable to fires and explosions involving electrical and gas utilities. Incidents of this nature can range from issues with electrical distribution to a building to catastrophic incidents involving natural gas releases.

Vehicle Fires

Vehicle Fires

Our vehicle fire investigation experts analyze vehicle fires from every angle to uncover the root cause and origin of these fires.

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