The investigation process must begin somewhere, and most often, investigators start their investigation with interviews of “witnesses” claiming to have “first-hand information” about the incident. The well-educated investigator will not start his or her interview, with the “sidewalk commanders;” rather with those who were truly “first” on-scene: fire personnel.
Construct a list of five to ten logical and methodical questions that you would ask first arriving fire crews following a single-family residential fire. Give this matter some thought as you should ask questions in logical order.
Describe a time in your life where you outperformed your expectations in a class or under-performed in relation to your expectations. What did you do that helped you succeed? What could you have done that would have made your performance better? Your explanations should have reasons that support them and you should make use of the concepts in the textbook.