WF 210 : FI-210 Wildfire Origin/Cause

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FI-210 Wildfire Origin/Cause



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The primary purpose of this course is to provide a consistent knowledge and skill base for the wildland fire origin and cause determination investigator (INVF). The concepts taught in this course will help an INVF perform at an acceptable level on a national basis without regard to geographic boundaries. The course is presented by lectures, electronic presentations, field exercises and class discussion.

Learning outcomes

1. Identify the elements of the NWCG Fire Investigation Certification program.
2. Perform the common roles and responsibilities of an INVF involved in an initial investigation environment.
3. Practice wildland fire investigation methods, evidence collection and documentation processes in a realistic environment.
4. Identify the laws, regulations and related court procedures associated with administrative, civil and criminal litigation processes.

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