Part of Course: Fire Science and Technology Model
Unit Overview / Details
Firefighters are responsible for every aspect of a fire,
including investigating the cause and origin. In this unit,
students will learn methods to assess origin and cause, types of
means to protect various types of evidence, and the role and relationship of Firefighters
with criminal investigators, and insurance investigators in fire investigations.
Students will be able to locate the fire’s origin area,
causes, identify indicators of an incendiary fire and protect and preserve evidence after a fire and protect the evidence.
- 10 Hours
Student Competencies / Outcomes
- Identify the fire investigation factors to observe en route to a fire.
- Identify the fire investigation factors to observe upon arrival at a fire.
- Identify the cause and origin factors to observe during a fire.
- Describe proper scene preservation.