Mar 04, 2024  
2022-2023 Catalog 
2022-2023 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

FFP 2610 - Fire Investigation: Cause and Origin

(3 Credit Hours)

FFP 2610 Fire Investigation:  Cause and Origin (3) (A.S.). The curriculum in this course is designed to enhance the fire investigator’s ability to detect and determine the origin and the cause of a fire. Specific topics include fire behavior review, investigator ethics, construction ignition sources, reading fire patterns and scene re-construction ignition sources, reading fire patterns and scene re-construction. Special topics on electrical fire investigation, woodland fires, vehicle fires, mobile home fires, and cell phone devices will be covered. Special emphasis on fire scene document and extinguisher/alert systems will be stressed.

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