Vehicle fire investigations require specialized training in order to correctly state the origin and cause of the fire. A vehicle is packed with combustibles both under the hood and in the occupant compartment. This leads to rapid spread of a fire which can make isolation of the origin difficult. As such, understanding the usage patterns of the vehicle prior to the fire, as well as other factors like wind speed and direction at the time of the incident, is critical when attempting to discover the origin of a fire.
The experts in ESi’s vehicle fire investigation team have received specialized training in analyzing vehicle fires, in addition to possessing substantial field experience. Many of our consultants also have significant experience in other aspects of vehicle performance and fuel types and characteristics, as well as in-depth knowledge of the chemical properties of combustibles typically involved in vehicle fires.
ESi has performed investigations for several vehicle insurers, as well as many residential insurers, when residential structures are involved in vehicle fires.
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