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Dan V. Joyce


Director, Fire Forensics - Pacific Region + Principal Fire Protection Engineer

Areas of Expertise

Product Liability
Water Intrusion
Fire Alarm + Detection Systems
Fire Suppression Systems Design + Consulting
Fire + Explosion Origin + Cause Investigation
HVAC, Plumbing + Piping
Vehicle Fires
Appliance Fire + Failure Investigation
Fuel + Gas System Investigations
Smoke Control Systems


Dan Joyce, PE, CFEI, PI, is Director, Fire Forensics - Pacific Region + Principal Fire Protection Engineer who is experienced with fire origin and cause investigations involving various electrical and gas appliances, furnaces, heaters, welding equipment, extension cords, vehicle components and fuel fired equipment. Mr. Joyce is also experienced documenting and performing failure analyses of water releases resulting in property damage. As both a Chemical Engineer and Registered Professional Engineer in Fire Protection, he specializes in design review, inspection, code/standards compliance, testing and failure analysis of fire protection systems, sprinkler systems, fire pumps, water supply systems, alarm systems, AFFF foam applications, carbon dioxide, wet chemical, dry chemical, halon and halon alternative extinguishing systems. Mr. Joyce is knowledgeable in chemical processing and manufacturing equipment. His experience includes the identification of hazards and loss prevention solutions, including human element programs, within most types of operations and occupancies including oil refineries, chemical and petrochemical facilities, automotive manufacturing, warehouses, forest products and health care institutions.

Education / Certifications
  • BS, Chemical Engineering, Ohio State University
  • Registered PE: WA
  • Licensed Unarmed Private Investigator: WA
  • Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator, NAFI