Monthly Archives: March 2014

Training Day April 30th 2014

Fire Scene Examination and Report Writing

Our day long training day took place on April 30th in the Dublin Fire Brigade Training Centre Malahide Road Marino.

The theme was how to investigate the scene of a fire and the compiling of a report. Case studies from Fire Investigators, information from the Garda Technical Bureau and scene photography were among the topics covered.

The conference was aimed at those working in the industry from Fire Investigators, Gardaí, Fire Services, Insurance Investigators, Police Services and other interested parties.

Two presentations are available under the members download section from Professor Graham Jackson and Dr. Peter Mansi President of the International Association of Arson Investigators..

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Basic Electricity

Now Available on CFITrainer.Net®

Electricity can cause fires in many ways. A knowledge of basic electricity is essential to successfully investigate potential electrical ignition sources at a fire scene, test hypotheses involving electrical ignition sources, form a conclusion supported by evidence, and competently present methodology and conclusions in legal proceedings. This module provides the foundation of that basic electrical knowledge. Continue reading