An ICAC communication to give you quick, timely links to recent news items impacting arson prevention, investigations, litigation and training. We trust this communication will be an easy way for you to remain current in news concerning arson control.
Wireless expert testifies in murder-arson trial
After the Friday hearing in Zumot's murder trial, prosecutor Chuck Gillingham said Cook's testimony was significant because it indicates Zumot was near the home he shared with Schipsi at 969 Addison Ave. when it was set ablaze on Oct. 15, 2009.
Attorney rips into expert's cell data
Ten year old facing arson trial over fire that "just happened."
A ten year old and another juvenile are facing a second-degree arson charge over the fire they set, which caused upwards of $195,000 in damages to two townhomes.
PETTINARO ENTERPRISES, LLC v. CONTINENTAL CASUALTY COMPANY
Summary judgment granted due to material misrepresentations made in the plaintiffs' proof of loss – policy is void under the concealment, misrepresentation or fraud clause of the policy.
Arson detectives, police now working under one roof
The mayor also moved arson investigators to police headquarters and now, both police and fire detectives are working under one roof. ...
Fire Investigation Reports
Fire Prevention and Public Education Exchange: USFA has created a Fire Prevention and Public Education Exchange which aims to serve as a centralized location for national, state and local fire prevention practices and public education materials that fire safety organizations may wish to share with other communities. http://www.lrc.fema.gov/exchange.html
22nd Annual ICAC Arson Investigation Training Seminar
February 14-17, 2011
This four-day seminar offers attendees exposure to arson investigation techniques, procedures, resources and relationships. Workshops range from basic fire cause and origin investigation for buildings and vehicles, to more advance tropics concerning preservation of evidence, fire dynamics and, contemporary legal issues. This seminar is recommended for claims personnel, defense attorneys, independent adjusters, SIU personnel and fire investigators.
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