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Fire & Explosion Investigation

Forensic Litigation Services

Michael Owens

Fire & Explosion Investigator

Specializing in structural fires and explosions, Mike’s professional experience includes 16 years as a fire investigator with the Ontario Fire Marshal, 9 years as an Attorney General investigator and 14 years as a police officer, attaining the rank of Detective. During the course of his career, he has investigated 1,216 fire and explosion occurrences, including 124 fatal fires and 56 gaseous explosions. Mike’s areas of expertise include advanced fire investigation and origin and cause determination. He is trained in post-blast explosion scene investigations as well as gas and electrical appliance fires. Mike has been declared an expert witness at all levels of the criminal and civil justice system.