Overview

The fire investigators at PA have the training, education and background to determine the origin and cause of the most challenging fires and explosions.

All of Ponderosa's fire investigators are Certified Fire and Explosion Investigators (CFEI) and Certified Vehicle Fire Investigators (CVFI) with many years experience solving the most challenging cases. Ponderosa's fire investigators are also highly qualified forensic engineers and scientists that can not only determine fire origin, but can also determine the fire cause.

Ponderosa has extensive resources at our laboratory facilities in Lafayette, Colorado to perform detailed analytical testing of components involved in a fire or explosion investigation. Our fire investigators have the strong qualifications that become an essential asset for cases that proceed to trial, as each have extensive experience with deposition and trial testimony.

We are qualified to investigate the following types of fires and explosions:

  • Residential - Single family or multi-family structures.
  • Commercial / Industrial - Small business to large industrial facilities
  • Vehicle - Passenger car, mobile home, trailer, tractor-trailers, agricultural and industrial vehicles.
  • Wildland Fires
  • Arson Fires.