Experience Matters!
We employ the finest certified fire investigators the fire investigation industry has to offer. All of our investigators have extensive experience in the fire service and in performing a thorough, competent fire scene examination. Our investigators have had extensive experience in conducting fire and arson investigations at the origin and cause level and at the civil and criminal level.

Training Matters!

All of our fire investigators have extensive training in conducting expert fire scene examination and analysis. Our investigators have been trained by experts and the majority of our investigators have been trained by the ATF (Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives) and NFA (National Fire Academy). This training is only available to a select few the fire investigation industry has to offer. At WSFI, we have made it a priority to get the best training available for fire investigators.

Certifications Matter!
At Western States Fire Investigations we only employ investigators that are Certified Fire Investigator (CFI) or Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator (CFEI). Most of our fire investigators carry both these prestigious professional certifications. In addition to fire investigator certifications, our investigators maintain certifications related to the fire code, fire inspection, hazardous materials, crime scene specialist, firefighting and many more. You will always get an all inclusive origin and cause investigator when you have a fire loss! When you hire Western States Fire Investigations, you can be sure your fire investigative needs are handled by the most qualified fire investigator the profession has to offer.

Curriculum Vitae (CV)
At the clients request, Western States Fire Investigations will provide curriculum vitae for any of their fire investigators electronically or by fax.

Who We Work For
Western States Fire Investigations clients include insurance companies, private and public adjusters, attorney's, corporations, industrial companies and private parties. WSFI is a preferred vendor for many of the large insurance companies serving Arizona.

We carry the following certifications related to fire investigations

  • Certified Fire Investigator (CFI), International Association of Arson Investigators
  • Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator (CFEI), National Association of Fire Investigators
  • Certified Evidence Collection Technician (ECT), International Association of Arson Investigators
  • Certified Instructor (CI), International Association of Arson Investigators
  • Certified Firefighter, State of Arizona
  • Hazardous Materials Technician
  • Arizona State Fire Inspector I & II
  • Fire Inspector I & II, International Code Council (ICC)

Firehouse News

Members of the following



Western States Fire Investigations
835 W Warner Road Suite 101-460
Gilbert, AZ 85233
Main Phone:  480-442-3473

Specializing in fire and arson origin & cause investigations, Western States Fire Investigations is an Arizona licensed, bonded, and insured private investigation agency. We investigate fires that occur in residential, commercial, industrial, and motorized vehicles of all types.

Western States Fire Investigations primarily services Arizona however we can provide services in California, Colorado, New Mexico and Utah at the client's request. Other states are on a case by case basis