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Detection & Investigation

Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
FIP 128 Detection & Investigation 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2002

This course covers procedures for determining the origin and cause of accidental and incendiary fires. Topics include collection and preservation of evidence, detection and determination of accelerants, courtroom procedure and testimony, and documentation of the fire scene. Upon completion, students should be able to conduct a competent fire investigation and present those findings to appropriate officials or equivalent, meeting NFPA 1021. 

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