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Fire Scene Examination and Report Writing

Our day long training day took place on April 30th in the Dublin Fire Brigade Training Centre Malahide Road Marino.

The theme was how to investigate the scene of a fire and the compiling of a report. Case studies from Fire Investigators, information from the Garda Technical Bureau and scene photography were among the topics covered.

The conference was aimed at those working in the industry from Fire Investigators, Gardaí, Fire Services, Insurance Investigators, Police Services and other interested parties.

Two presentations are available under the members download section from Professor Graham Jackson and Dr. Peter Mansi President of the International Association of Arson Investigators..

09.00 – 09.30


Chairperson Mr. Pat Fleming

Chief Fire Officer Dublin Fire Brigade

09.30 – 10.00


Dr Peter Mansi President I.A.A.I.

10.00 – 11.00

Report Writing Workshop

Mr Dennis McAuley,

Formerly of Forensic Science Laboratory Northern Ireland

11.00 -11.30

Tea / Coffee

11.30 – 12.15

Case Study

Garda Technical Bureau

12.15 – 13.15

Case Study

Dr Peter Mansi President I..A.A.I.

13.15 – 14.00


14.00 – 14.30


14.30 – 15.15

Fire Scene Documentation / Photography

Ass.Group Commander Brian Hassan N.I.F.R.S.

15.15 – 16.30

Report Writing

Professor Graham Jackson Advanced Forensic Science

16.30 – 16.45 –


16.45 –

Close of meeting

To register for the Training Day go to the registration form