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Building Control NI Fire Safety Panel Conference 2018

Building Control NI Fire Safety Panel Conference 2018

The Building Control Fire Safety Panel have arranged their Annual Fire Safety Conference to be held on 8th and 9th February 2018.

It will take place in The Armagh City hotel in the historic City of Armagh.

For more information including Conference Programme and Delegate Booking Form please click on the link below

http://www.buildingcontrol-ni.com/news/fire-safety-conference-2018

New Article: Use of damage in fire investigation: a review of fire patterns analysis, research and future direction Gregory E Gorbett, Brian J Meacham et al

Fire Science Reviews

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FIAI ATC April 20th 2016

Training Day and AGM

Wednesday April 20th 2016

Fire Investigation

Dublin Fire Brigade Training Centre, Malahide Road, Marino, Dublin

Cost €35/£30 for members and €45/£40 for non members including light lunch

More information including topics/speakers and registration information to follow

Useful databases

Databases that all forensic scientists working in the fields of fire/arson and/or explosives should be aware of. These extremely useful databases are produced by the T/SWGFEX (Technical & Scientific Working Group for Fire and Explosives Analysis) and maintained by the National Center for Forensic Science (based at the University of Central Florida).

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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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Certified Fire Investigator Trainer Station Nightclub Fire

An Analysis of the Station Nightclub Fire Requirements Adobe Flash Player 7.0 or later, Adobe Acrobat Reader 6.0 or later Credit Hours: 4 A band that was performing that night, during its performance, used pyrotechnics that ignited foam insulation lining the walls and ceiling of the platform being used as a stage. The fire spread quickly along the walls and ceiling area over the dance floor. Smoke was visible in the exit doorways in a little more than one minute, and flames were observed breaking through a portion of the roof in less than five minutes. Egress from the nightclub was hampered by crowding at the main entrance to the building. One hundred people lost their lives in the fire.

This training module is available at www.cfitrainer.net