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Document ID (ISN)65235
CIS number 95-1836
Year 1995
Convention or series no. Arson Dossier AR5
Title The investigation of vehicle fires
Bibliographic information The Fire Protection Association, 140 Aldersgate Street, London EC1A 4HX, United Kingdom, no date. 12p. Illus. 11 ref.
Abstract This data sheet describes a systematic approach for the investigation of a fire in a road vehicle. Contents: determining relevant background details of the vehicle and the fire; hazards associated with the vehicle and its load; searching the surrounding area; examination of the exterior and interior parts of the vehicle; investigation of fires in motor cycles, buses and lorries; hazards of diesel engines, liquefied petroleum gas and electric vehicles.
Descriptors (primary) fire; accident investigation; road vehicles
Descriptors (secondary) data sheet
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Fire and explosions
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Accident investigation
Road transportation