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1

If there is evidence a fire may be incendiary in nature, the point of origin should be treated as a ____?

Crime scene

2

It is important to notify the fire investigator if _____ are obstructed?

Doors and means of egress

3

Investigating fires can uncover the crime of arson. Fire investigations can also assist with which of the following?

Changes to building and fire codes, identification of defected products, location where a fire began.

4

Unusual circumstances should be documented and the information relayed to _____?

Chief officer, fire investigator, and person notes.

5

What is a “trailer”?

Anything used to spread the fire, or control direction of travel.

6

What is a valid reason to investigate a fire?

Dangerous practicers, criminal activity, juvenile behavior.

7

What observations should firefighters pass on to investigators?

Location of victims, fire conditions on arrival, vehicles leaving the scene.

8

What type of data is base on observation or experience was is capable of being verified?

Empirical

9

____ can cause damage to the point of origin, causing difficulty for the fire investigator.

Excessive overhaul

10

The city of Boise adopted the 2009 version of international’s fire code through which title of the municipal code?

Title 7

11

The poison emergency hotline is ____?

1-800-222-1222