FT 170 Fire Investigation
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Advisory: FT 300 or employment as a firefighter
This course focuses on determining causes of fires (accidental, suspicious and incendiary), the types of fires, related laws, an introduction to arson and incendiarism, recognizing and preserving evidence, the interviewing of witnesses and suspects, arrest and detention procedures, court procedures and giving court testimony.
Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:
SLO 1: Comprehend laws, regulations, codes, standards and the regulatory and advisory organizations that influence fire department operations.