Las Vegas - Fire Origin & Cause Investigator

Las Vegas, NV (May 2, 2013) – ProNet Group, Inc., a leader in forensic consulting services to the insurance, corporate risk management and legal industries for the past twenty-four (24) years, announces that Mr. Ben Hoge, CFI, has joined the firm as Fire Origin & Cause (O&C) Investigator in the Las Vegas, Nevada regional office.

Mr. Hoge has nearly twenty-five (25) years of experience in determining the origin & cause of fires and explosions.  He has extensive experience in leading and managing the investigation of large loss fire scenes, and has conducted over 890 fire O&C investigations, peer reviewed over 880 fire O&C investigations and reports, and conducted 30 bombing scene investigations.

Mr. Hoge has successfully qualified as an expert in fire and explosion origin and cause multiple times in local and state courts located in Clark County, Nevada.

ProNet, founded in 1990, is headquartered in Houston with regional offices in Dallas, Denver, Las Vegas, New Orleans, Newport Beach, Orlando, Phoenix, South Florida and Tampa.

ProNet specializes in investigation, research and consulting on issues involving but not limited to: structural failures/damages, water intrusion origin & cause analysis, fire/explosion origin & cause, accident reconstruction, vehicular failures/damages, product liability, industrial accidents, catastrophe/storm events, contractor defaults, geotechnical engineering investigations, electrical engineering investigations, mechanical engineering investigations, and construction defect and surety consulting.

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