Flashcards in Bk 83- Fire Investigation Deck (14):
What makes up the fire tetrahedron?
•uninhibited chain reaction
What are the three phases of fire?
Incipient (growth) phase
Free burning (fully developed) phase
Smoldering (decay) phase
The normal growth of a fire is usually upward and outward. This burning usually produces a ____ pattern
A ____ (narrow, wide, inverted?) “V" pattern with diffused line of demarcation usually indicates a slow smoldering combustion
A ____ (narrow, wide, inverted?) “V" pattern with sharp line of demarcation may indicate flaming, rapid combustion
A ____ (narrow, wide, inverted?) “V" pattern with sharp line of demarcation may indicate flaming, very rapid combustion; possible presence of flammable accelerants
In most cases, ____ marks are caused by the application of a flammable liquid to a surface covered with asphalt tile. Marks will leave a dark, discolored mark where the tile edge was located.
When testifying during a court appearance/disposition:
During morning or afternoon breaks and lunch recess do not speak with members of the jury or defense attorneys. Only speak with the _____.
Deputy District Attorney
Normally, a ____ day advance notice is required for the members to appear.
Civil subpoenas will not be accepted less than 5 days out. If it is a criminal subpoena and there is not sufficient notice, a waiver can be attached that there is no guarantee of the member's appearance.
To heat metal or glass, and then slowly cooling resulting in a less brittle (softer) material is known as ______.
The dehydration of wallboard (gypsum) when exposed to heat is known as ______.
Stress cracks in glass as a result of heating is known as?
The fundamental facts (elements) necessary to prove the commission of a crime (body of the crime) is known as?