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Course Description

This 40 hour course provides an introduction and basic overview of fire scene investigative tools required to collect, document and preserve evidence. The focus of the course is to provide information on fire scene indicators and to determine the fire's origin. PREREQUISITE: Fundamentals of Fire Protection or equivalent. ADVISORY: Eligible for English 250 and English 420.

Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate technical information enabling them to determine the area of fire origin.
  • Identify fire investigative practices and responsibilities associated with fire origin and cause.

Last modified: November 25, 2014
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