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Forensic Vehicle Fire Investigation Course 10/14

Course Information:
Fire, law enforcement, and private investigators will participate in live vehicle burns to analyze fire times, patterns, and temperatures using the scientific method and the systematic approach for investigating vehicle fires through first-hand observations of vehicle burns. Participants will learn a comprehensive approach to examination of vehicle electrical and wiring systems. Students will also gain a working knowledge of all electrical safety devices including fuses, breakers, and fusible links. The proper documentation methods for a vehicle fire including evidence, photographs, field notes and the written report will also be covered. Information found in the 2011 edition of National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 921 Guide for Fire and Explosion Investigation and the job performance requirements for a fire investigator found in the 2009 Edition of the NFPA 1033, Professional Qualifications for Fire Investigators, will also be covered.
 
All course materials will be provided on USB electronic media;
Topics Include:
Obtaining technical service bulletins
Consumer complaints, and recalls
Vehicle fraud investigation requirements
Vehicle mechanical inspections after a vehicle fire
Bearing failure Fluid Analysis
Speed Control Deactivation Switch
The relation between tire failure and fires
Hazards created by safety devices
Demonstration of arson, electrical, fluid,
mechanical, and friction-caused vehicle fires as well as EDR (Event Data Recorder)
a vehicles black box printouts.
Vehicles included are a motorhome and cars
 
Audience:
This course is designed to provide practical application to investigators in fire and law enforcement disciplines as well as investigators in the private sector.
 
Course Information:
Fire and law enforcement investigators will participate in live vehicle burns to analyze fire times, patterns, and temperatures using the scientific method and the systematic approach for investigating vehicle fires through first-hand observations of vehicle burns.
Participants will learn a comprehensive approach to examination of vehicle electrical and wiring systems as well as actual demonstrations of various fluid demonstrations on a hot header.  Does ATF or Radiator Coolant actually ignite when subjected to a hot engine block or header, this will be shown through an actual demonstration before all students?  Students will also gain a working knowledge of all electrical safety devices including fuses, breakers, and fusible links. The proper documentation methods for a vehicle fire including evidence, photographs, field notes and the written report will also be covered. Information found in the 2011 edition of National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 921 Guide for Fire and Explosion Investigation and the job performance requirements for a fire investigator found in the 2009 Edition of the NFPA 1033, Professional Qualifications for Fire Investigators, will also be covered.
All course materials will be provided on USB electronic media.

Course Schedule

 
 
 
Hotel Information:
La Quinta Inn is located conveniently at Highway 46 East and Buena Vista Dr. in Paso Robles.  The group room rate will be $84 per night plus taxes.  The cutoff date for these 30 rooms will be September 26th at which time the rooms go back on the market for sale.  There is a complimentary hot breakfast served in the morning and a complimentary cocktail reception every night from 1730-1930.   Please contact the hotel to make room reservations at 805-239-3004 and mention you are booking under the group name of "SLOFIST."

Event Properties

Event Date 10-26-2014 8:00 am
Event End Date 10-30-2014 12:00 pm
30
Available place 9
Cut off date 10-26-2014
Individual Price USD400.00
Location La Quinta Inn

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