Fire Investigation and Fire Safety Services

Clear and accurate information when you need it most from Avon Fire Scene Examination Services Ltd.


We offer a range of fire investigation services, from small domestic fire scene interpretation to large scale commercial or industrial fire scene examination, including non terrorist explosions, equipment or process failure, vehicle fires, injury and fatal fires. We can provide arson reduction surveys designed to protect your staff and premises from fire-setters.

Here are just some of the services we can provide:

Full forensic fire scene examination
Preliminary verbal report usually available at the scene
Preliminary written report within 4 working days
Expert testimony
Defence cases including publicly funded cases
Fire related case reviews
Report review and critical assessment
Negotiation with enforcing bodies to resolve disagreement
Provision of arson reduction surveys and advice


Avon Fire Scene Examination Services, began operating in 2010, and aim to provide a no-nonsense, high quality, professional fire investigation, and fire safety advisory service.

Our principal investigator, Malcolm Jenkins, has over 30 years experience in the fire related field, including 18 years as a specialist fire investigator, he holds a Master of Science degree in fire investigation is a member of the Chartered Society of Forensic Science, and a graduate of the Institution of Fire Engineers.

Malcolm has investigated the origin and cause of almost a thousand fires of all types, and has prepared many reports to be used as evidence, he has personally presented evidence in Magistrates and Crown Courts as well as at Coroners' inquests.

Malcolm is also an instructor for the leading UK fire investigation training company and an assessor for the Skills for Justice Levels 2 and 5 Certificates in Fire Investigation.

We have extensive experience in the field of fire safety, including the application of legislation and enforcement. We can help you meet the requirements placed on you by fire safety law, whether it be producing a suitable fire risk assessment, training staff, or negotiating with enforcing authorities on your behalf to identify mutually acceptable solutions.

We are available to take instructions nationally, and can offer a no obligation quotation, please do not hesitate to contact us if you require any further information.


To contact us, please use one of the following options:

tel. 07747475455

Address: 19 Cauldron Crescent, Swanage, Dorset. BH19 1QL