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Safety This Carbon Monoxide Season

By Jay Freeman, MS, PE, CFEI According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, an average of 170 people die each year from carbon monoxide from non-automotive consumer products.  These include gas-fired appliances, such as furnaces, water heaters and room heaters. … Continue reading

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The Fire Investigation Blog – A hot new series on advancedintel.wordpress.com

Learn about myths and legends of fire investigation from Todd J. Hedglin, former fire fighter, CFI, CFEI and fire and explosion origin & cause investigator. In the 1970’s Fire Investigation was seen as an art form that was passed down … Continue reading

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Thanks to Everyone Who Helped Make the 2/6/14 AEI Seminar a Success

AEI would like to thank everyone who attended our 2/6/14 “Fire Origin & Cause Investigations and Legal Aspects of Fire Investigations” Seminar.  Attendees seemed to enjoy the opportunity to put to use information learned about fire investigations from the morning segment … Continue reading

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Introducing Dennis Shelp

Mr. Shelp has over 15 years of experience in forensic engineering specializing in origin and cause investigation of fires and explosions, vehicle accident reconstruction, and injury accident analysis. He has given presentations on fire and explosion investigation, and accident reconstruction, … Continue reading

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Featured Area of Expertise – Pyrotechnics -Explosion at Canadian Firework Warehouse While no one is happy to hear about these types of disasters, AEI has subject matter experts on staff ready to assist with the investigation of the circumstances related … Continue reading

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Is Your Fire Origin & Cause Investigator Qualified?

By John L. Schumacher, MChE, PE, CFI, CFPS and Dennis E. Shelp, MS, PE, CFI, CFEI One of the most important aspects of investigating a fire is determining the origin.  In general, if the origin cannot be established, the fire … Continue reading

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