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    Introduction Fire investigators have many different types of technology and equipment available to them today to assist in the investigation process. Accelerant canines are becoming a more commonly used piece of “equipment” used by fire investigators today. Accelerant canines have many uses in fire investigations and other investigations as well; they do require specific training in order to do this work however, also; there are some challenges faced with accelerant canine findings in the court of law. Great examples of these legal challenges that the fire investigator may face include the cases of Daubert and Benfield. Accelerant canines are a large component of the investigation process that can positively assist the fire investigator in…

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    from further damage is the main priority for fire fighters. They may have to damage parts of the scene to save or protect lives. The majority of the evidence get destroyed or lost from the activities done by fire service. That result in the spoliation, contamination, removal, loss, unnecessary movement of physical evidence, complication of the scene and detraction of the evidence validity. Therefor it becomes harder for fire investigators to figure and conduct testing on what was responsible for…

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    Introduction Fire investigation includes the scrutiny of every fire-related incident once the fire is extinguished by the firefighters. The practice of fire scene examination is related to the inspection of a crime scene and like any other crime scene, the fire scene must also be preserved and the evidences are collected and analyzed; however, it involves several additional dangers and difficulties. The investigation will include close survey of the damaged scene in order to establish the source…

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    Fire investigation is a part of every fire. Something not often thought about, rather something that just happens. Whether or not criminal activity is involved is a very significant detail to not only homeowners or business owners, but to the insurance companies. For an owners peace of mind you always want to know who or what the cause of a fire is, and often enough it is the homeowner or business owner himself who is guilty. Going about an investigative search the lawful way often requires…

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    There are many clues and questions left unanswered on this investigation. There were several newspapers on the living room floor that led to the master bedroom. A body found lying facedown on the bed maybe already dead and put on the bed to make it look like as if the person lying on the bed was sleeping. Could it have possibly been Phoenix Trenton or the other male living there? The photo collages, but most important the photo frame that said "Love Birds." Maybe the girlfriend was the one that…

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    The fabrics that will be put to a test are cotton, linen, silk, polyester, and a fabric with fire retardant. These fabrics will be treated in two separate ways. The experimental group and the control group. The experimental group will be treated with the fabrics softener while the control group will be treated without fabric softeners. Each of the fabric will then be lit up with fire vertically to the fire apparatus for 2 seconds. The fabric would be burned for an additional 3 seconds more.…

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    In many cases in attempting to link psychiatric abnormalities to the arsonists have been focused on sexual motivation for firesetting. This psychiatric flaw has been linked to urination, homosexuality and cruelty to animals in the childhoods of firesetters have all been documented. Those who set fires other than for profit are frequently called pyromaniacs. In the first research article, Firesetters Admitted to a Maximum Security Psychiatric Institution published in the Journal of…

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    The first cause we found towards the deadliness of the fire was that when G.I. Harmon, an employee of the Labor Department, inspected the factory about a month before the fire he was held up by the factory owners, so, as G.I. Harmon was asked; “...they had plenty of time to remedy any defects that existed temporarily while you were there?”1 He answered yes. One of the main causes of the fire that may have been quickly remedied was the waste strewn about the factory. According to Fire Marshal…

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    Prescribed Fire, needed or unneeded? Prescribed fire, the burning of dead or non-living trees, an important subject to people, however, it makes them wonder the perks and downsides of it, but the claim states, should prescribe fire be used, or not needed? Prescribed fire can be important to many people, as a result it can reduce chances of future fires. Prescribed fire can be excellent, for example, it can stop wildfires before they happen. They burn the dead trees which means they can’t catch…

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    all visible mysteries-Fire,” said by Leigh Hunt brings us to think how amazing and destructive something so beautiful can be. Fire is considered one of the four basic elements and the fact is that nothing is basic about fires. The chemical process that occurs is what we see when the fire dances in front of our eyes. In the safety field there is an increased need for fire knowledge so that we can prevention and train employees on them. There are many components to consider especially when you…

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