Fire Origin and Cause Investigation

fire origin causeForensic Investigator, Cord Guthrie, has been conducting comprehensive investigations into fire origin and cause for EI Consultants, LLC for the past fifteen years. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in pre-med psychology with an emphasis in criminology and a Master’s degree in Forensic Science from George Washington University.

Mr. Guthrie is licensed private investigator and a member of the National Association of Fire Investigators (NAFI), the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), the International Association of Arson Investigators (IAAI); a Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator (CFEI),, and a Certified Vehicle Fire Investigator (CVFI) and an Arkansas licensed private investigator. Mr. Guthrie is also professionally trained in accident reconstruction, he has conducted hundreds of investigations regarding automobile accidents (fire and non-fire related).

House Fires


  • Residential and Commercial Fires
  • Vehicle Fires
  • Fuel Gas Fires
  • Explosions
  • Failure Analysis


Vehicle fires


Licenses & Certificates

Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator (C.F.E.I) #9594-4436
Certified Vehicle Fire Investigator (C.V.F.I.) # 9594-4436V
Arkansas Class A Investigator #A 13-010: Manager


About Us

Ei Consultants, LLC was organized in 1984 by Dr. David Renfroe. The company is now owned by Stanley Andrews.

Ei Consultants, LLC provides engineering consulting and research services. Our engineers have expertise in the areas of accident reconstruction, fire origin and cause, and industrial accidents and machinery.

We also contract with engineers with experience in the fields of tire failure and design, ATV and UTV Testing and compliance, and vehicle dynamics.

Contact Us

2575 E. Heritage Parkway
P.O. Box 610
Farmington, Arkansas 72730

479-846-8002 Fax


Office Hours: 8a.m. - 4:30p.m., M-Th


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