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Arson and Juveniles Responding to the Violence: Special Report

The purpose of this report is to document the problem of older children who set fires resulting in serious or potentially serious consequences.

Cost: Free
Subject(s): Arson, High-Risk Populations, Public Fire Education 
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Read online/download: PDF 599 Kb
 
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Arson Prosecution Issues

This overview is especially beneficial to arson investigators, prosecutors, law enforcement personnel, and judges.

Cost: Free
Subject(s): Arson 
Media:  
Read online/download: PDF 208 Kb , Text
 
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Arson Resource Directory

Provides a broad spectrum of resources related to arson prevention and control in the public and private sectors. Included are expert opinions, organizations, programs, and written materials that serve as a technical information base.

Cost: Free
Subject(s): Arson 
Media:  
Read online/download: PDF 314 Kb , Text 141 Kb
 
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Arson Victims

This booklet is about the arson victim. It is addressed to those law enforcement and fire officials who are frequently in contact with the arson victim, but who may not fully recognize the potential implications of that contact for the victim.

Cost: Free
Subject(s): Arson 
Media:  
Read online/download: PDF 581 Kb , Text 64 Kb
 
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Attacking the Violent Crime of Arson: A Report on America's Fire Investigation Units

This report compiles the best practices and common problems of fire protection and criminal justice agencies in identifying, investigating, prosecuting, and preventing arson. Trends, current challenges, and best practices are discussed.

Cost: Free
Subject(s): Arson 
Media:  
Read online/download: PDF 1.6 Mb
 
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Basic Tools and Resources for Fire Investigators

Basic information about the tools and techniques of fire investigation associated with determining and verifying the origin and cause of fire.

Cost: Free
Subject(s): Arson 
Media:  
Read online/download: PDF 253 Kb , Text
 
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Civil Disturbances (St. Petersburg, FL - October/November 1996)

This report is intended to provide information regarding the civil disturbances that took place in St. Petersburg, Florida, on the nights of October 24-25 and November 13-14, 1996 and detail how the City's fire and rescue services handled the crises.

Cost: Free
Subject(s): Arson, Communications, Fire Prevention & Planning/Code Enforcement, Incident Management 
Media: Technical Report Series 
Read online/download: PDF 908 Kb
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Danvers Butchery Meat Market and Cold Storage (Danvers, MA - August 2002)

This report details suppression efforts to control an arson fire at a 100 year old structure. Suppression crews prevented flames from entering connected parts of the complex, but smoke and water damage was significant. Although the structural loss was high, the aggressive attack by the Danvers Fire Department saved a large volume of inventory as well as a large percentage of the equipment and fixtures within the building.

Cost: Free
Subject(s): Arson, Operations & Tactics 
Media: Technical Report Series 
Read online/download: PDF 2.3 Mb
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Detroit Warehouse Fire Claims Three Firefighters (March 1987)

This report describes the circumstances behind firefighter fatalities occurring within three hours in two separate incidents in different buildings during a massive arson fire.

Cost: Free
Subject(s): Arson, Firefighter Casualties, Operations & Tactics 
Media: Technical Report Series 
Read online/download: PDF 2.3 Mb
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Doubletree Hotel Fire (New Orleans, LA - July 1987)

Delayed detection of an arson fire, occupant apathy due to false alarms and partial sprinkling were factors in this fire.

Cost: Free
Subject(s): Arson, Fire Prevention & Planning/Code Enforcement 
Media:  
Read online/download: PDF 1.6 Mb
 
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