Fire Investigation 1A: Basic Fire Investigation (New Curriculum 2017)

This course provides information on securing the fire scene and determining the origin and cause of the fire. Topics include responsibilities of a fire investigator, securing the fire ground, conducting an exterior and interior survey, analyzing fire patterns, interpreting individual fire patterns, discriminating the effects of explosions, examining and removing fire debris, reconstructing the area of origin, and inspecting the performance of building systems. The 2014 edition of NFPA 1033 Standard for Fire Investigator Professional Qualifications is the basis for this course. [Prerequisites: Fire Behavior and Combustion (CA Community College); Length: 5 days]

Meet The Instructor

Robert Rappaport

California State Fire Marshal Instructor | CFI - IAAI, CCAI, NAFI | Division Chief Redondo Beach Fire Department

Rappaport Consulting
409 North Pacific Coast Highway # 251
Redondo Beach, CA 90277

Phone: (310) 806-8057
Fax: (424) 293-2740
Email: robert@rappaportconsulting.com