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SUNY Broome Community College
   
 
  Jan 19, 2018
 
 
    
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FRS 105 - Fire Investigation


Fire investigations and arson.  This course will address the investigation of the causes of fires, including natural, accidental, and incendiary.  It will address the responsibilities of the fire investigator, tools of the investigator, photography, electronic devices, laws pertaining to arson, motives and tools of the arsonist, courtroom procedures.  A field experience will be included.

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

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

1.  Identify 5 building classifications and how the fire product travels within each classification.
2.  Identify and describe 13 principles of combustion, growth and extinquishment of a fire.
3.  Identify and describe the 3 methods of heat tranfer.
4.  Identify the different methods of collecting evidence and describe the importance of documenting evidence during and after a fire.
5.  Describe the importance of scene preservation for fire cause determination.
6.  Describe the methods of preserving fire scene evidence.



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