Office Building Fire Scene Template

This is an Office Building Fire Scene template used to illustrate a fire scene, provide workers with an evacuation procedure, highlight the safety exits, fire alarms, fire extinguisher, and fire regulations. The template is 100% customizable and you can edit every aspect of it with a few simple clicks in MyDraw.

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Office Building Fire Scene

Fire investigation

The first step in a fire investigation is the preliminary scene examination/size-up. The purpose is to determine how the fire started and why the fire behaved the way it did. Fire and arson investigators examine the physical attributes of a fire scene and identify and collect physical evidence, such as accelerants, tampered utilities, and specific burn patterns, which may indicate criminal activity.

To prove arson there must be evidence of a burning and a criminal act that caused the fire. The accused must have intentions to burn a building or other structure. Data collected through an investigation is a key element in addressing a community's fire problem.

Sketching and Mapping

The crime scene sketch is the graphic document of the investigation. It can be drawn with a pencil or with the use of advanced diagramming software such as MyDraw. This type of diagram/sketch presents the layout, orientation, and interrelationships of the scene and evidence. It supports the final, allows viewers to quickly understand the scene set-up.

Elements of the sketch

  • The Diagram area is the drawing that may not include the full details but the original sketch should be kept.
  • Legend: tells the viewer identifies the labels used in the diagram depict.
  • Title block: gives information about the location of the scene and the creator of the sketch. It includes report number, address of scene, sketcher's name, time/date of creation.
  • Scale and direction notations- indicate compass direction.