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Oklahoma State University

FPLC- Basic Principles of Fire Investigation

8/12/2013-8/16/2013-OSU-Stillwater- $ 925 per person

This course will cover state of the art investigation practices for individuals new to fire investigation as well as provide new concepts for those familiar with fire investigation. Students will be able to inspect and evaluate fire scenes, determine area of origin, the ignition source, the materials first ignited and the ignition sequence of the fire after successfully completing this course. Also, students will learn to prepare diagrams, record the fire scene with photographic documentation and establish field notes of the incident site. Students will be able to identify, collect and preserve evidence using the proper physical and legal procedures. This course will provide information that will allow the student to make presentations in legal settings as well as aid in the preparation of reports that will be useful in the fields of fire investigation, fire prevention and injury prevention. This course is instructed by Jody Cooper, IAAI-CFI, CFEI, CVFI and is taught using a systematic approach discussed in NFPA 921 and NFPA 1033.

  • Elective course for the Fire Protection Certificate Program