Rescue And Fire Fighting Programmes
Fire Investigation


After completion of this programme, the participant will be able to:

  • Gain necessary knowledge and skills in conducting a systematic fire origin and cause investigation
  • Gain a better understanding of the different techniques required for investigating various fire incidents such
    as buildings and vehicle fire. Participants will also learn how to prepare fire investigation reports with
    complete and accurate information
Course Content

Introduction to Fire Investigation:

  • Fire investigation system
  • Use of specialist knowledge for accurate identification of the cause of fire

Chemistry and Physics of Fire Behaviors:

  • Characteristics of smoke
  • Smoke stains in fire investigation

Effects on Building Materials:

  • Behavior of building materials under intense heat and fire conditions

Determining the Point of Fire Origin:

  • Patterns and surface effects
  • Location of objects
  • Thermal expansion and deformation of materials

Accidental Fire Causes:

  • Classifications of fire cause
  • Heat sources
  • Major accidental fire causes
  • Examination of damaged areas

Vehicles Fire:

  • Investigation techniques

Fire Scene Investigation:

  • Investigation involving injury and fatalities
  • Investigative interviewing techniques
  • Identification, collection and preservation of evidence

Practical Exercises:

  • Application of fire investigation techniques on simulated fire incidents
  • Preparation and presentation of fire investigation report
  • Case Studies of Various Airport Fire
Target Group
  • Airlines, Airports and its Operating/ Supporting Staff
  • Civil Aviation Authorities
  • Airport Authorities/Operators
  • Civil Defence Organizations
  • Municipal Fire Brigades
  • Oil-Refining and Petrochemical Industries
  • Manufacturing Industries
  • State/Central Emergency and Rescue Services
  • Private Security Agencies
Course Duration
  • 5 Days
Delivery Method
  • Classroom Training
  • Case study/Video clips
  • Practical Exercises
  • Application of fire investigation techniques on simulated fire
  • Preparation and presentation of fire investigation report
  • Internal Faculty