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Corry, Robert A.; Vottero, Brett. Fire investigation guideline: a valuable approach to fire and arson investigation. Fire and Arson Investigator. Vol 45 No 3 (March 1995). p 41-42+.

Abstract: This article discusses some of the hurdles that fire investigators need to overcome in promoting successful investigation and prosecution of arson cases. Some of the common philosophies of successful fire investigators are listed and discussed, which include: an understanding of an arsonists motivation; who to target for interviews; scene investigation; evidence collection; involvement of the prosecutor early in the case.

Four steps for a fire investigation are listed. This include: a preliminary scene examination and size-up; interviewing witnesses; a full scene examination.

For more information, contact:
International Association of Arson Investigators (IAAI)
300 Broadway Suite 100
St. Louis, MO 63102-2808
Phone: 314-621-1966

 
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