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FT 170
Fire Investigation
3 Units
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: FT 300 or employment as a firefighter
Hours: 54 hours LEC
This course focuses on determining causes of fires (accidental, suspicious and incendiary), the types of fires, related laws, an introduction to arson and incendiarism, recognizing and preserving evidence, the interviewing of witnesses and suspects, arrest and detention procedures, court procedures and giving court testimony.