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Investigations on building fires.

Investigations on building fires.

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Published by H.M.S.O. in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Norman Davey and L.A. Ashton.
SeriesNational building studies -- no.12
ContributionsDavey, Norman., Ashton, L. A.
The Physical Object
Paginationv,273p.
Number of Pages273
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14371403M

Fire investigation, sometimes referred to as origin and cause investigation, is the analysis of fire-related incidents. After firefighters extinguish a fire, an investigation is launched to determine the origin and cause of the fire or explosion. Investigations of such incidents require a systematic approach and knowledge of basic fire science. We provide fire origin & cause investigations for all types residential structures – including single-family homes and multi-family structures such as duplexes, triplexes, apartment buildings and condominiums. Residential fires account for the majority of fire loss in terms of both civilian deaths and monetary value.

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The Division of Fire and Building Safety is committed to reducing the number of deaths caused due to residential fires in the state. A new dashboard tool shows a map of where these deaths have occurred in and and includes information on how the fires were caused. Fire Investigation is a practical guide on the basics of fire investigation, with emphasis on ascertaining the cause of fire. Three items that constitute an acceptable cause of fire are highlighted: the source of ignition; the material first ignited; and the defect, act or omission which led to the source of ignition and the material first.


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