Coffee Break Training: Fire/Arson and Explosion Investigation Curriculum: The Application of NFPA 921 in Fire and Explosion Investigations [open pdf - 302KB]
The learning objective of this Coffee Break Training is that "the student shall be able to explain the importance of National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 921 in fire and explosion investigations and its applicability to fire and explosion investigations. [...] NFPA 921, 'Guide for Fire and Explosion Investigations' plays a fundamental role in fire and explosion investigations. A new edition of NFPA 921 is scheduled to be published in 2014. For years, this document has played a critical role in the training, education and job performance of fire and explosion investigators. It also serves as one of the primary references used by the National Fire Academy to support its fire/arson-related training and education programs. It is imperative that investigators understand the scope, purpose and application of this document, especially since it will be used to judge the quality and thoroughness of their investigations."
Coffee Break Training - Fire Investigation Series No. FI-2013-18
United States Fire Administration: http://www.usfa.fema.gov/