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We are excited to announce our newest technology : A 3D scanning process which utilizes LiDAR (light detection and ranging) allows us to take highly detailed scans for scene documentation!!!

For wildland fire investigation, scanning with Lidar provides for a very specific set of benefits that standard photography and measurement cannot afford. Lidar scanning with software stitching (the ability to meld every view into a single image) provides for point to...
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Brett Sutherland is kickin’ ASH!! Fire Cause Analysis is extremely proud of Fire Investigator Brett Sutherland’s determination in Southern California.

Brett Sutherland has managed to investigate three arson cases, two in the City of Costa Mesa and one in Newport Beach all in the month of March. In addition, two cases already have suspects in custody while the third case is on its way to catching the suspect. Great...
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Fire Cause Analysis was extremely honored to have Andy Berasley, Fire Investigator, CFEI, CVFI, IAAI-FIT and John White, Vice President – Engineering Services, CFI, PE, MS, invited to educate the U.S. Department of Transportation and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration on Vehicle Fire Investigations in Washington D.C. on December 4, 2018.

Fire Cause Analysis is honored to have been invited to teach a Vehicle Investigation class for the U.S. Department of Transportation and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration in Washington D.C. on December 5, 2018. The class was taught by Automotive...
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Sept. 7 – IAMI Western States Regional Training Seminar – Port Orchard, WA – Don P, Dennis & Gary B. presented training on marina fire investigations & origin and cause.

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Sept. 13 – CA. Assoc. of Joint Powers Authorities (CAJPA) Fall Conference – Lake Tahoe, Nv. – Dennis Field & Don Perkins participated in a panel discussion on Wildland Fires – The Topic “We Didn’t Start the Fire” – Extinguishing Public Entity Liability after a Fire.

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The South Korean Ministry of Trade, Industry, and Energy and representatives from Korea Electrical Safety Corporation (KESCO) and Korea Gas Safety Corporation (KGS) visited Fire Cause Analysis!

The Korean Ministry of Trade, Industry, and Energy and representatives from Korea Electrical Safety Corporation (KESCO) and Korea Gas Safety Corporation (KGS) visited Fire Cause Analysis to discuss fire prevention and investigation procedures in the United States....
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Fire Investigators, Andy Berasley and KC Hester will be presented “Vehicle Arson Investigations – Don’t Get Burned!” at this years SCFIA “Lunch and Learn.”

SCFIA May 3, 2018 Lunch & Learn Thursday, May 3, 2018, from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. (Lunch Provided) Members: $35 Non-Members: $45 Rio Hondo Country Club - 10627 Old River School Rd, Downey CA. 90241 Topic: “Vehicle Arson Investigations – Don’t Get Burned!” Speaker:...
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Ulises Castellon’s presented “Seven Deadly Sins of Adjuster Testimony” at the NAIIA 81st annual Conference in Lake Tahoe, California!

Come and enjoy FCA principle, Ulises Castellon, and Insurance professional, Doug Wood, present "Seven Deadly Sins of Adjuster Testimony" at the National Association Independent Adjusters 81st annual conference! "This program addresses every insurance professionals...
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FCA’s own principle NFPA affiliates, Hal Lyson and Dennis Field, took part in the kick off for the 2020 NFPA 1033 revision cycle on Friday, March 2nd!

FCA's own principle NFPA affiliates, Hal Lyson and Dennis Field, took part in the kick off for the 2020 NFPA 1033 revision cycle on Friday, March...
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President & Founder Don Perkins presented “Vessel Fire Investigations Navigating Troubled Waters” at the Puget Sound Maritime Claims Association!

At this years PSMCA, President and Founder, Don Perkins presented, "Vessel Fire Investigations Navigating Troubled Waters." This year's PSMCA met in Seattle Washington where Mr. Perkins discussed the functions and responsibilities when it comes to submarine and large...
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    Aug
    28
    Wed
    “Navigating the SIU Minefields”
    Aug 28 @ 8:00 am – Aug 29 @ 3:00 pm

    Ulises Castellon will be speaking with Doug Osborne, AVP in the Special Investigation Unit with Kemper Services Group

    Sep
    8
    Sun
    National IASIU Conference
    Sep 8 @ 8:00 am – Sep 11 @ 3:00 pm
    Oct
    15
    Tue
    Los Angeles CPCU All Industry Day Conference
    Oct 15 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
    Oct
    24
    Thu
    Pacific NW CPCU All Industry Day Conference
    Oct 24 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
    Southern California Claims Association (SCCA)
    Oct 24 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
    Nov
    5
    Tue
    Live Burn Demo & Training Workshops
    Nov 5 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
    Nov
    12
    Tue
    Southern California Fraud Investigators Association (SCFIA) Annual Conference
    Nov 12 @ 9:00 am – Nov 14 @ 4:00 pm