Fire Safety Inspector II
2111 Fire Chemistry
This online course is designed to show the arson investigator the different forms of matter
and energy, common substances, and how they relate to fires, the chemical formulas
of flammable and combustible substances, their bondings and separations, as well as
the different chemical reactions related to fire and oxidation are covered. Particular
emphasis is placed on the specific substances used by arsonists to ignite and
Required Course Materials
Meyer, E. (2014). Chemistry of hazardous materials (6th ed.). Boston, MA: Pearson.
2541 Fire Protection Systems II
This course provides a study of fire protection alarm and extinguishing systems including design characteristics, operational theory and functional limitations and capabilities. There will be a comparative analysis of the various systems including the standards governing systems. This course is required for the Fire Safety Inspector II certification.
Gagnon, R. M. (2008). Design of special hazard and fire alarm systems (2nd ed.). Clifton Park, NY: Thomson Delmar Learning.
2770 Ethical And Legal Issues For The Fire Service
This course introduces the federal, state, and local laws that regulate emergency services, national standards influencing emergency services, standard of care, tort, liability, and a review of relevant court cases.
Varone, J. C. (2014). Legal considerations for fire & emergency services (3rd ed.). Tulsa, OK: PennWell Corporation.