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  • Origin & Cause Determination: Incendiary Fire Causes
    • General

A Field Guide to Incident Analysis

handIncendiary Fire Basics. from "Motive, Means and Opportunity."

handArson Investigation Basics: Reports and Documentation. from "Motive, Means and Opportunity."

handInvestigation Procedures--Reference Card, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms.

Cause Determination,Sections 12-2.1 through 12-6 from NFPA 921 Guide for Fire and Explosion Investigations 1998 Edition.

Laboratory Analysis. (reprinted from Kirk's Fire Investigation, 4/E by John D. DeHaan.)

handBurn Patterns Photo Catalog

"The Arson Set," from Kirk's Fire Investigation, 4/E by John D. DeHaan.

Excerpts from The Pocket Guide to Accelerant Evidence Collection, MA Chapter IAAI, 1999.

handIncendiary Indicators, Management for Arson Prevention and Control.

handIgnitable Liquid Classification System.

"Incendiary Mixtures," Kirk's 1997, Chap 13

"Chemical Incendiaries," Kirk's 1997, Chap. 14

Chemical Incendiaries. Research by American Reinsurance.

"Fire Setting and Related Mechanisms," Criminal Investigation, Chap 20

"Arson," Chap 17, Fundamentals of Criminal Investigation

"Source and Form of Heat of Ignition," NFPA 921, 98 edition, Section 12-3

"Ignition Factor Causes," NFPA 921, 98 edition, Section 12-5

"Exotic Accelerants," NFPA 921, 98 edition, Section 17-2.4

"Incendiary Devices," NFPA 921, 98 edition, Section 17-2.7

"Examples of Incendiary Devices," NFPA 921, 98 edition, Section 17-2.7.1

"Delay Devices," NFPA 921, 98 edition, Section 17-2.7.2

"Other Evidentiary Factors," NFPA 921, 98 edition, Section 17-4

"Material and Method," NFPA 921, 98 edition, Section 17-4.1.3

"Timed Opportunity," NFPA 921, 98 edition, Section 17-4.7

"Evidence - Arson devices, Investigating The Fireground." Phillips, Calvin C. and McFadden, David A.

Examine Scene and Analyze Fire Flow

Reconstruct Scene

Eliminate Accidental Causes

Use Canine Unit

Make On-Scene Cause Determination

TR-031 Power Off to Hard-Wired Detector in Nine Fatality House Fire, Peoria, Illinois, April 1989

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