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BFST2610/ATPC26107

Fire Investigation: Origin and Cause - 45 Hours

Course Description

The curriculum in this course is designed to enhance the fire investigators ability to detect and determinate the origin and cause of a fire.  Specific topics include fire behavior review, investigator ethics, construction ignition sources, reading fire patterns and scene re-construction.  Special topics on electrical fire investigation, woodland fires, vehicle fires, mobile home fires, RV & boat & ship fires.  Additional topics include special emphasis on fire scene documentation and extinguishing/alert systems.

This course is required to be taught in a Traditional Classroom Delivery Method.

Syllabus

FIRE INVESTIGATION - ORIGIN AND CAUSE

Additional Information and Instructor Qualifications: 

Florida Statutes (FS)/Florida Administrative Code (FAC)

Textbook

  • Florida Fire Investigation Manual (2017) Printed by FSFC
  • Fire Investigator Principles & Practice to NFPA 921 and 1033 ISBN # 978-1284140743

(These books are utilized for 3 classes: Arson Investigation, Fire Investigation: Origin and Cause, and Latent Investigation)

Textbook Pricing

Pre-Requisites

None

Pre-Coursework

None

This program is part of the following Certification(s)

Applicable CEU's (45 hours)

Inspector I

Instructor I, II, and III

Course Equivalency Process

(To determine eligibility of courses not listed in your FCDICE Student Account that you want to use towards a certification)

Course Fee

In-State: $75.00

Out-of-State: $185.00

(Prices vary for other providers)

FSFC Schedule and Registration

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