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Fire Investigator

Fire Investigator - 00 edition

Fire Investigator - 00 edition

ISBN13: 9780879391829

ISBN10: 0879391820

Fire Investigator by Jon Jones and International Fire Service - ISBN 9780879391829
Edition: 00
Copyright: 2000
Publisher: Fire Protection Publications / IFSTA
Published:
International: No
Fire Investigator by Jon Jones and International Fire Service - ISBN 9780879391829

ISBN13: 9780879391829

ISBN10: 0879391820


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Summary

This IFSTA manual provides fire investigators with the information, data, and resources necessary to meet the job performance requirements (JPRs) for fire investigators as defined in NFPA 1033, Standard for Professional Qualifications for Fire Investigator. The manual is intended for use as a text for formal training courses in fire investigation and as a guide for self-study by individual investigators. The ultimate goal of the manual is to promote the professional development of fire investigators who work in conjunction with fire departments around the world to reduce the loss of lives and property from fire.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

  1. Organization, Responsibilities, and Authority
  2. Fire Behavior
  3. The Basics of Building Construction as It Relates to the Investigator
  4. Building Services
  5. Basic Electricity for the Fire Investigator
  6. The Investigator's Role in Recognizing Hazardous Materials
  7. Examining the Fire Scene
  8. Securing the Fire Scene
  9. Documenting the Fire Scene
  10. Evidence Collection and Preservation
  11. Interviewing and Interrogation
  12. The Exterior Examination
  13. The Interior Examination and Determination of the Area of Origin
  14. Debris Examination, Removal, Reconstruction, and Determination of Ignition Source
  15. The Analysis of Investigative Findings
  16. Presenting Investigative Findings