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Fire Cause Analysis

Forensic Services

Carol McDonald, CPCU, AIM

(805) 405-9891

Berkeley, CA

Kickin’ ash since 1977, Fire Cause Analysis (FCA) provides fire investigation, forensic engineering involving fire and water losses, multi-disciplinary engineering, and scientific evaluations to clients in the insurance and legal industries. Our team is led by nationally recognized forensic experts and claims professionals who have earned their CPCU designation. This multi-disciplined team enables us to provide well-rounded, high-quality services to clients. With our expertise in investigation, engineering, and insurance practices, FCA delivers Answers from Ashes. Call us at 800-726-5939 or visit us on the web at

FCA Projects Include:
* Cause and Origin investigations of accidental and intentionally set fires
* Product and water-related equipment/component failures
* Failure Modes Analyses of Products, Equipment and Building Designs and processes
* Reconciling Materials Science Issues and Fire Performance/Fire Safety
* Providing fire safety due diligence consulting to product manufacturers
* Maritime Fire Investigation
* Preparation of Vegetation Management plans
* Consulting on fire safety issues for School and School Districts
* Vehicular Fire Investigation
* Conducting Fire Investigations for Municipalities

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