You are here

Fire Investigation: Cause and Origin


This course is designed to enhance the fire investigator's ability to detect and determine the origin and cause of a fire. Specific topics include fire behavior review, investigator ethics, construction ignition sources, reading fire patterns and scene reconstruction. 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 documentation and extinguisher/alert systems will be stressed. This course is also one of the required courses for Fire Investigator I and Fire Safety Inspector II certifications with the State of Florida Bureau of Fire Standards and Training. Course delivery is traditional classroom.

Class Hours: 
Course Type: 
Fire Fighting and Protection