Western Fire Center, Inc. (WFCi) was started in June of 1994 by James (Jim) A. White Jr. and James H. Heywood. In 1997, James White became the sole owner. Most of the original staff, including the owners, came from the Weyerhaeuser Fire Technology Unit. Around 2008 ownership transferred to Jim's son Mike. Our knowledgeable staff has well over 30 years of experience in the fire testing and certification business. We continue to grow and expand our list of testing capabilities and roster of satisfied clients. Western Fire Center is run by a knowledgeable group of engineers, technicians, and fire scientists. The staff of WFCi has a long history of experience in fire testing and litigation support. They have published and presented on materials fire performance and assorted fire protection issues.

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