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FRS 105 - Fire Investigation

The investigation of the cause and origin of fires, including natural, accidental, and incendiary, and the role and responsibilities of the investigator in making that determination.

Credits: 3
3 Class Hours
Course Profile
Learning Outcomes of the Course:

Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

  1. Explain the standards for professional qualifications of a fire investigator.
  2. Describe the scientific method and how it applies to fire investigations.
  3. Identify and describe the elementary chemistry of combustion.
  4. Identify the methods of collecting, documenting, and preserving evidence.
  5. Define arson.
  6. Recognize the progression of a fire within a structure.

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