VFE Electrical Engineers assist in a multi-disciplined approach to the fire investigative process addressing complex technical issues and employing accepted methodology.

  • Electrical Shock / Electrocution
  • Electronics Analysis
  • Equipment Failure
  • Appliance Evaluation
  • Switchboard / Power Distribution
  • Utility Distribution and Transmission Analysis
  • Vehicle Fire Analysis
  • Lightning Damage Evaluation

VFE Mechanical Engineers routinely investigate commercial equipment (boilers, machinery, HVAC) and vehicle (truck, bus, automobile, heavy equipment) matters.

  • Machine Failure / Accident / Fire
  • Vehicle Matters
  • Vehicle Inspection
  • Water Loss / Damage
  • Explosions
  • Fuel Gas System Analysis
  • Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Combining state-of-the-art diagnostic equipment with the vast experience of our fire-certified engineers, we interpret the evidence to expose root causes of fire protection system failure. Investigations are managed with the highest level of accuracy, speed and professionalism.

  • Wet and Dry Fire Sprinkler Discharges and Leaks
  • Restaurant Kitchen “Ansul” Suppression Systems
  • Smoke Movement and Smoke Detector Placement
  • Storage of Combustible Materials
  • Building / Fire / Life Safety Code Compliance

Our engineers provide unbiased second opinions for manufacturers, attorneys, and other clients.

  • Analyze and test failure scenarios
  • Set up and test electrical/mechanical devices
  • Confidential analysis of differing expert opinions and/or reports
  • Design and build physical models to evaluation conceptual ideas

Our laboratory is used to perform exhaustive testing and analysis. Call us today at 936.756.2201 to schedule your next exam.

  • BRAND NEW Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM)
  • High Resolution Photography and Video
  • Stereo Microscopy
  • Real-Time Radiography (X-ray)
  • Gas and Electrical Appliance Testing
  • 10,000 Pound Vehicle Lift
  • Circuit Breaker Testing
  • Certified Evidence Collection Technician (IAAI-ECT)
  • Infrared Imaging System (FLIR) with high temperature maximum of 2195 degrees F.