Investigating the Fireground

This second edition provides you with additional insight on the topic of fireground investigation, taking you through the various procedures necessary for reconstructing the events that led to the fire. Included are discussions related to fire behavior, heat sources ,interior and exterior evidence, documentation, and reporting procedures, as well as new case studies. Contents: The scope and purpose of fireground investigation The influence of fire behavior on fire investigation Factors that influence fire behavior Heat/ignition sources Fireground observations Investigating the fire: building exterior Investigating the fire: building interior Vehicle fires Evidence Motivation for arson Answers to study questions.