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ARSON

ARSON INVESTIGATION - NFPA - 1/2" VHS

This film offers an insider's view of an arson investigation at work, and illustrates the fire department's varied roles in the community by focusing on this highly skilled career.

PROGRAM 8 - 30 minutes each part

The Arson Problem, Robert E. Carter

Part 1 - The Crime of Arson

Part 2 - Responsibility For Arson Investigation

PROGRAM 9 - 30 minutes each part

The Arson Problem, Robert E. Carter

Part 3 - Responsibility For Arson Investigation

Part 4 - International Arson Trends

PROGRAM 10 - 30 minutes each part

The Arson Problem, Robert E. Carter

Part 5 - Arson - Solutions to the Problem

ABANDONED BUILDING PROJECT TOOLBOX - CD - International Association of Arson Investigators

GUIDE TO INVESTIGATING MOTOR VEHICLE FIRES, A - USFA - 1/2" VHS, 43 minutes/guide book

The United States Fire Administration, in conjunction with Southwest Research Institute; San Antonio, Texas, conducted burns on new vehicles and documented the results. This video tape and guide book were produced as a result of those tests. The major topics addressed include: Reasons for investigation; Overall investigation steps; Types of evidence; Protection of evidence; Defining the point of origin, heat source, reason for the fire, and category of the fire; What to look for at the fire scene; When to suspect accelerant usage; Identifying contributing factors; Procedures for exterior and interior vehicle examinations.