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*Fire Code Enforcement *Origin, Cause, and Prosecution *Fraudulent Fire Protection Services

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  • To determine the exact physical location where a heat source and a fuel come in contact with each other and a fire begins.
  • To determine the circumstances, conditions, or agencies that bring together a fuel, ignition source, and oxidizer resulting in a fire or a combustion explosion.
  • To determining the origin, cause, development and responsibility as well as the failure analysis of a fire or explosion.
  • To determine if the fire was accidental or intentional.
  • To collect data by observation, experiment, or other direct data gathering means, then analyze the data and develop a hypothesis to explain the origin and cause of the fire.
  • To collect and preserve evidence for further testing and evaluation or courtroom presentation.
  • To interview witnesses for the purpose of gathering both useful and accurate information.
  • To prepare a criminal case for court action in the event of an intentional fire.
  • To maintain records of all investigations.