Chapter 15 – Volume 78 – Fire Investigative Tools

Fire Investigative Tools

Detection Devices

If the adjuster believes there is the presence of a liquid accelerant, a combustible vapor detector or “sniffer” may be needed. The sniffer, available to most fire cause-and-origin investigators, can help to find  where a sample should be taken. Since the sniffer can be confused by naturally occurring products of fires, it is essential to have a qualified person operate the sniffer.

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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