Mark has joined Infire Forensic with the aim to provide a professional fire investigation service based upon best practice, in keeping with Association of Fire Investigators UK (AFI-UK) ethos.
Mark has over 40 years experience in the fire industry, initially in the West Midlands Fire Service. He has worked for the last 22 years as a full time Fire Investigator. He is a Certified Fire Investigator and Evidence Technician with the IAAI and a Member of the Institution of Fire Engineers (IFE). He is listed on the UK Register of Expert Witnesses for specialisms associated with Fire Investigation.
His 10 years experience in private practice incorporates consulting on fires in Europe and Africa, being an associate with Fire Investigations (UK) LLP and Fire Investigations (Global) LLP and running Mark McCabe Fire Investigations. He has extensive experience of providing expert evidence in courts in respect of fires and explosions.
Mark has carried out in excess of 950 fire investigations in the UK and abroad; including major commercial losses, domestic properties, motor vehicles,domestic appliance fires and 116 fire deaths, covering accidents, murders and numerous suicides.
Tel: 01384 824346
To enable our clients to be aware of their expenditure and assist them in deciding if their losses are worth pursuing, we are happy to negotiate either a fixed fee or an hourly rate, whichever suits.
1. Small to Medium Fires
Most investigations can be completed within 10 hours and would include a site visit, some research, photographs and a comprehensive report.
2. Larger more Protracted Investigations
For larger incidents that may reuire a lengthy investigation or more than one investigator, a contract can be provided and agreed. This may include any overnight hotel expenses and flight costs if required. These can be negotiated and agreed at the time the instructions are given and will require a deposit.
Our fees are not subject to VAT