Category Archives: Arson and Fire Investigations

Insurer blames spa for Kate’s Place fire; Official investigation found no cause

Insurer blames spa for Kate’s Place fire; Official investigation found no causehttp://www.bendbulletin.com/business/5854880-151/insurer-blames-spa-for-fireAn insurance company that paid $1.8 million in damages after fire destroyed a downtown office building is going after one of the former tenants, Anjou Spa.The Bend Fire Department’s investigation could not determine a cause of the September 2016 fire. But a lawsuit filed in Deschutes County Circuit Court by American Hallmark Insurance Co. of Texas states: “The cause of the fire was due to the defendants’ operation and maintenance of the dryer machines in

Attorney in Lawsuit Conducts Search Through Ghost Ship Fire Debris

Attorney in Lawsuit Conducts Search Through Ghost Ship Fire Debris - NBC Bay Area

Attorney in Lawsuit Conducts Search Through Ghost Ship Fire Debris – NBC Bay Areahttps://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/Attorney-in-Lawsuit-Conducts-Search-Through-Ghost-Ship-Fire-Debris-434207943.htmlIn a new twist in the Oakland warehouse fire that killed 36 people in December, an attorney representing a number of victims is conducting a private investigation, combing through charred evidence at multiple…

Wellington fire: Footage of Sunita and principal’s wife emerges

Wellington fire: Footage of Sunita and principal's wife emerges | News24

Wellington fire: Footage of Sunita and principal’s wife emerges | News24https://www.news24.com/SouthAfrica/News/wellington-fire-footage-of-sunita-and-principles-wife-emerges-20170703More dramatic evidence has emerged as the private investigation into the deaths of Sunita and Jacques van Dyk continues.

Screams for help before Wellington couple died in fire, private probe finds

Screams for help before Wellington couple died in fire, private probe finds | News24

Screams for help before Wellington couple died in fire, private probe finds | News24https://www.news24.com/SouthAfrica/News/screams-for-help-before-wellington-couple-died-in-fire-private-probe-finds-20170628Five hours before a Wellington couple died in a bizarre house fire, a woman was heard screaming for help three times from inside the same house, a private investigation has found.

Seasoned private investigator looking into Flora fire says mistakes happen with inexperience

Seasoned private investigator looking into Flora fire says mistakes happen with inexperience | CBS 4 - Indianapolis News, Weather, Traffic and Sports | WTTV

Seasoned private investigator looking into Flora fire says mistakes happen with inexperience | CBS 4 – Indianapolis News, Weather, Traffic and Sports | WTTVhttp://cbs4indy.com/2017/06/26/seasoned-private-investigator-looking-into-flora-fire-says-mistakes-happen-with-inexperience/INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — A private fire investigator hired to look into the Flora fatal fire tells CBS4 mistakes can easily happen in an arson case if the investigator doesn’t understand the science behind a fire. This comes as a state fire investigator on the case recently resigned amid questions CBS4 Investigates had been asking about the way this fire investigation was handled.

Investigator working Flora fire that killed four girls resigns after questions raised about case | CBS 4 – Indianapolis News, Weather, Traffic and Sports

Investigator working Flora fire that killed four girls resigns after questions raised about case | CBS 4 - Indianapolis News, Weather, Traffic and Sports | WTTV

Investigator working Flora fire that killed four girls resigns after questions raised about case | CBS 4 – Indianapolis News, Weather, Traffic and Sports | WTTVhttp://cbs4indy.com/2017/06/26/investigator-working-flora-fire-that-killed-four-girls-resigns-after-questions-raised-about-case/INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – CBS4 has learned an Indiana Fire Marshal’s fire investigator assigned to the fatal Flora house fire that killed four young sisters in November has resigned. Investigator Dennis Randle resigned Friday, according to the Indiana Department of Homeland Security. They did not give a reason why he quit. He’s worked hundreds of fire investigations since joining the Indiana Fire Marshal’s office in 2012.Investigator working Flora fire that killed four girls resigns after questions raised about case | CBS 4 – Indianapolis News, Weather, Traffic and Sports

Smith County Fire Marshal’s Office says cause of fire and explosion at Tyler Welders Supply undetermined

Tyler Morning Telegraph - Smith County Fire Marshal's Office says cause of fire and explosion at Tyler Welders Supply undetermined

Tyler Morning Telegraph – Smith County Fire Marshal’s Office says cause of fire and explosion at Tyler Welders Supply undeterminedhttp://www.tylerpaper.com/TP-News+Local/289158/smith-county-fire-marshals-office-begins-onsite-investigation-into-tyler-welders-supply-fire The exact cause of a fire that rocked the Tyler Welders Supply on June 13 is undetermined. …