Accidental or incendiary? / by Richard D. Fitch and Edward A. Porter.

This new updated edition provides fire investigators with a better understanding of fire dynamics. The subjects covered in the 17 chapters include: investigation of fires; accidental or incendiary; safety precautions; pyromaniacs; arsonists; vacant and occupied building fires; aircraft, boat and mot...

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Online Access:Electronic book from EBSCO
Main Author: Fitch, Richard D.
Other Authors: Porter, Edward A.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published:Springfield, Ill., U.S.A. : C.C. Thomas, 1997.
Edition:Second edition.
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Summary:This new updated edition provides fire investigators with a better understanding of fire dynamics. The subjects covered in the 17 chapters include: investigation of fires; accidental or incendiary; safety precautions; pyromaniacs; arsonists; vacant and occupied building fires; aircraft, boat and motor vehicle fires; electrical fires; false alarms; deaths and evidence collection. Important information on violations and laws, scientific investigation, arson-timing devices, and on-the-scene photographs are included. The authors stress the importance of gathering all available data: from evidence.
Item Description:Includes index.
Physical Description:1 online resource (ix, 230 pages) : illustrations
ISBN:9780398090241
0398090246
Access:Access limited to authorized users.