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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505 0 |a PREFACE; CONTENTS; Chapter 1 INVESTIGATING FIRES; Chapter 2 SAFETY PRECAUTIONS; Chapter 3 ACCIDENTAL FIRES; Chapter 4 PYROMANIACS; Chapter 5 ARSON; Chapter 6 OTHER TYPES OF ARSONISTS; Chapter 7 TRACKING DOWN THE ARSONIST; Chapter 8 HISTORIC-LANDMARK AND VACANT BUILDING FIRES; Chapter 9 MOTOR VEHICLES FIRES; Chapter 10 AIRCRAFT, SHIP, AND SMALL-CRAFT FIRES; Chapter 11 BRUSH, WOODS, DUMPSTER AND TRASH FIRES; Chapter 12 ELECTRICAL FIRES; Chapter 13 FALSE ALARMS; Chapter 14 DEATHS; Chapter 15 VIOLATIONS AND LAWS; Chapter 16 SCIENTIFIC INVESTIGATION; Chapter 17 EXPERIMENTS AND ILLUSTRATIONS. 
505 8 |a Appendix ACCIDENTAL OR INCENDIARY FIRE REASONS/CAUSESTABLE I IGNITION TEMPERATURE AND FLASH POINTOF CERTAIN SUBSTANCES; GLOSSARY; INDEX. 
520 |a 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. 
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