FIRET 087 Fire Investigation 1A

Study of the principles of fire behavior; building construction; point of fire origin determination; motives of the fire setter; accidental ignition sources; incendiary fire indicators; structure of fire investigation; vehicle fire investigation; fire fatalities; investigation tools and documentation techniques; report writing; evidence recognition, documentation, and preservation; legal aspects of fire investigation; explosives and incendiary devices; juvenile fire setters; wildland fire investigation.

Units: 2.50

Associate Degree Applicable

Prerequisites: None

Lecture: Minimum 40 hours per semester