Dahl & Associates, Inc.          Peter Dahl, CFI, CFII, CFEI
Fire and Explosion Analysis                                (612) 229-6019
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Dahl & Associates provides professional investigation services.  Our primary focus is large and small scale fires and explosions.  Our expertise includes fire and explosion analysis regarding origin and cause investigation of:

  • Industrial Facilities
  • Manufacturing Facilities
  • Chemical and Petrochemical Facilities
  • Hazardous Materials Sites
  • Grain Processing Facilities
  • Commercial Properties
  • Residential Properties
  • Aircraft
  • Marine
  • Automotive
  • Heavy Equipment and Machinery

Services available:

  • Scene processing, analysis of burn patterns and fire dynamics, arc mapping, witness interviews.
  • Conscientious loss scene management to preserve evidence for either subrogation or liability interests.
  • Detailed documentation of the loss site.
  • Identification, documentation and retention of important artifacts.
  • Evidence technician and retention services.
  • Preparation and implementation of site processing protocols.
  • Professional written reports detailing the investigation with color photographs, diagrams and supporting documentation.
  • Review of other expert testimony and reports.
  • Location of exemplars for testing.
  • Fire testing and research.
  • Expert testimony.
  • Storage of evidence and/or exemplars.

Dahl & Associates has collaborative relationships with experienced forensic experts in multiple fields.  When necessary, we draw from this professional pool to build a team of highly qualified experts. Additional disciplines are frequently needed for a successful outcome.  Most often the best money you will spend on a forensic investigation is having the right team for the job from the beginning.  Our network includes engineering disciplines such as  electrical, mechanical, metallurgical, fire protection, structural, chemical and environmental.