Acknowledged author IFSTA wrote Fire Investigator, 2nd Edition comprising 516 pages back in 2010. Textbook and etextbook are published under ISBN 0879393831 and 9780879393830. Since then Fire Investigator, 2nd Edition textbook received total rating of 3.5 stars and was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $14.99 or rent at the marketplace.
Fire Investigator 2nd Edition is designed to provide fire investigators with the information, data, and resources necessary to meet the job performance requirements for fire investigators as defined in NFPA 1033. The 2nd edition features a new, single column format with new, full-color photos and illustrations. In addition, the book has been reorganized to put more of an emphasis on area of origin and cause determination with expanded information about fire pattern analysis. The text describes basic skills investigators should understand including but not limited to the following: • Safe practices for conducting an investigation • Effects of fire and explosion science on fire investigation • Building construction and building services • Investigative process • Protecting, documenting, and collecting evidence • Conducting interviews • Scene examination and reconstruction • Area of origin determination • Ignition source, sequence, and cause determinations