Fire Investigation Report
Prepare a final fire investigation report summarizing your findings and conclusions in a methodical manner. You should incorporate the knowledge that you have gained thus far in this course to ensure that your approach is scientific and addresses the requirements of a thorough fire investigation.
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As you will see in the linked document, the report requires you to provide a sufficient narrative and to address, at a minimum, the following topics in your report:
- origin of fire (locations and fuels);
- extent of damage (from source to final point or points of ignition);
- causation, according to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) classifications;
- evidence; and
- estimated value of overall loss (for insurance company report).