Michael RushtonM.A.Sc., CET, CFEI

T. 613 234-1668 #5104F. 613
Office: Ottawa
Specialty: Fire and Explosion

As fire investigator, Michael Rushton carries out on-site fire and explosion investigations and prepares forensic reports. He also conducts laboratory tests and simulations to verify hypotheses on the nature and cause of accidents.


Fire and explosion

  • Origin and cause determination
  • Propagation
  • Fire behavior of materials

Fire Protection systems

  • Fire alarm system
  • Special hazard protection systems
  • Sprinklers
  • Ventilation and smoke control

Fire modeling

  • Fire behavior
  • Smoke propagation


  • Testing
  • Laboratory simulation

Litigation and technical support

  • Expert witness