Welcome to David H. Smith & Associates, Inc.

Time and again Fortune 500 Companies, the most respected Law Firms, top insurance carriers and the finest manufacturers have trusted Smith & Associates to conduct their most challenging Fire Investigations & Forensic Engineering assignments.

Why? With over 75 years of combined experience in Fire Investigations and over 35 years of combined experience in Forensic Engineering expertise, our work product has gained us national presence as one of the most trusted and respected partners in the field of Fire Investigations, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Explosion Analysis and Failure Analysis.

Our reputation as one of the country’s top Fire Analysis & Forensic Engineering firms has been built one case at a time. From single family house fires to the most complex multiple fatality multi-million dollar fire losses, we have the expertise and staff availability to provide your company the expertise you deserve.


Fire & Explosion

  • Residential
  • Industrial
  • Warehouse
  • Fatalities
  • Heavy Equipment
  • Manufactoring Facilities
  • Fire Code Compliance
  • Extinguishment System Analysis


  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Metallurgical Engineering
  • Failure Analysis
  • Electrical Design Analysis/Review
  • Mechanical Design Analysis/Review