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  1. Kirk's fire investigation - David J. Icove, Gerald A. Haynes, Paul L. Kirk 2018

    Book  ESSENTIAL READING. Primary learning resource for this module, and most widely recognised fire investigation textbook.

  2. Fire investigation - DaeĢid, Niamh Nic 2004

    Book Core The chapter on electricity and fire is about UK electrical systems, so this is vital. It also has a condensed section of 3 chapters about accelerant analysis by the authors of "Fire Debris Analysis"

  3. Scientific Protocols for Fire Investigation - John J. Lentini 2018 (electronic resource)

    Book Core This book is written by a defence expert and is essential reading. It has vital chapters about the problems of bias, mistakes, poor judgement and erroneous indicators of origin & cause of fire. It also has over 30 case studies.

  4. Scientific protocols for fire investigation - John J. Lentini 2018

    Book Core This book is written by a defence expert and is essential reading. It has vital chapters about the problems of bias, mistakes, poor judgement and erroneous indicators of origin & cause of fire. It also has over 30 case studies.

  5. Certified Fire Investigator Training

    Website Optional An excellent online fire investigation training resource provided by the International Association of Arson Investigators

  6. Ignition handbook: principles and applications to fire safety engineering, fire investigation, risk management and forensic science - Babrauskas, Vytenis c2003

    Book Further The best resource for information about how materials burn, including chapters on electricity, spontaneous combustion and other challenging areas.

  7. Understanding the arsonist: from assessment to confession - Dian L. Williams 2013

    Book  Interesting book about fire setting behaviour, particularly among children and juveniles. the 2nd edition has extra information about female adult arsonists.

  8. Fires and human behaviour - David V. Canter 1990

    Book  A valuable resource about behaviour in fires with classic case studies

  9. CRCnetBASE - Electricity and fire

    Webpage Core Electricity and fire for UK electrical systems. Essential reading

  10. FIRE FINDINGS.

    Journal Optional A collection of short journals from the USA with fire investigation experiments, product recalls and useful information about how electrical appliances etc. work, and how they fail. No longer in print.

  11. NFPA 921: guide for fire and explosion investigations - National Fire Protection Association, National Fire Protection Association. Technical Committee on Fire Investigations c2013

    Book Core Very important guide to fire & explosion investigation. In the USA it is almost obligatory to comply with this . The latest edition is 2017, but the latest in the university library is the 2014 edition.

  12. Principles of fire investigation - Cooke, Roy A., Ide, Rodger H., Institution of Fire Engineers 1985

    Book Further Old but still valuable.

  13. The Coroners' Society of England and Wales

    Website Further Useful link to find out more about the Coroner system in England & Wales and your local Coroner's details

  14. Black Museum

    Website Optional Useful website with case studies from around the UK

  15. Rail Accident Investigation: Home

    Website Optional Useful link to the website which has good case studies of published accident reports

  16. Marine Accident Investigation: Home

    Website Optional Useful link to the website which has good case studies of published accident reports

  17. Fire debris analysis - Stauffer, Eric, Dolan, Julia A., Newman, Reta, MyiLibrary c2008 (electronic resource)

    Book Further The best textbook on accelerant analysis. The first few chapters are a good introduction to the science of how things burn, hydrocarbon fuels and the detection of them at scenes. thereafter it is about laboratory analysis.

  18. Criminal Damage: Legal Guidance: The Crown Prosecution Service

    Webpage Further Where to find important information about Arson as part of the Criminal Damage Act

  19. Air Accidents Investigation: Home

    Webpage Optional Useful link to the website which has good case studies of published accident reports

  20. Fire reconstruction

    Webpage Further use of fire reconstruction tests in fire investigation