Introduction to Fire Investigation 40 Hour -Richland, WA – Carterson Public Safety Group, Inc

Introduction to Fire Investigation 40 Hour -Richland, WA

Fire Scene Examination: Reading & Identifying The Fire Patterns Course

Instructor: Steve Chasteen

Date: May 11-15, 2020

Times: 8am -4:30pm

Location: Richland Police Department - Richland, WA

Hotel Recommendation: Best Western Plus Columbia River

Investment: $450 with Digital Manual or $475 with Printed Manual

Course Description:

This class is intended to cover the “basics” of fire investigation. It will be directed to those just getting into fire investigation. It will also serve as a “refresher” to those who may have more experience in fire investigation. This list will cover some of the topics that will be covered in this short course.

  • The use of NFPA 921 and NFPA 1033
  • Understanding fire behavior
  • Understanding flashover
  • Recognizing basic fire patterns
  • Recognizing the effects of ventilation
  • “Reading” the fire scene and determining the area of origin
  • Accidental & Incendiary Fire Causes

The student should bring along the 2017 Edition of NFPA 921 and 2014 Edition of NFPA 1033. The entire course will be presented using this reference material. 

This class is eligible for 40 tested hours of continuing education.