Chapter 15 – Volume 79 – More Fire Investigative Tools

 More Fire Investigative Tools

A hard-to-detect incendiary device is made from paraffin wax and sawdust. Melted wax is combined with a quantity of sawdust and allowed  to cool. The wax mixture is then placed into a paper bag next to  the intended target. A match is used to ignite the paper bag, and that in turn ignites the wax-sawdust mixture. The fire starts very slowly, taking about two or three minutes before the wax-sawdust mixture is burning strongly, allowing the arsonist to safely exit the structure.

The following video was adapted from my book, “Insurance Claims A Comprehensive Guide” Published by the National Underwriter Company and is available at the Zalma Insurance Claims Library

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