Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

If your job duties require you to enter the premises of a fire loss which is under investigation, here are a few simple rules you should follow to prevent the accidental contamination and alteration of the fire scene. Rule #1 – Avoid disturbing the fire scene. Whether you are the first or fortieth person to [...]

Arc mapping is a very useful tool for helping the fire investigator determine the area of origin. Arcing is an electrical phenomenon which occurs between two energized conductors or an energized conductor and ground. It happens when the insulation around an energized conductor breaks down and an electrically conductive pathway is formed. It can be [...]

According to information provided by the National Fire Protection Association, nearly 80 percent of all fires occur in the home. In 2007 these fires resulted in 2,865 civilian fire deaths, 13,600 fire injuries and $7.4 billion in direct damage. What if there was a way to reduce the risk of dying from fires within the [...]