The Queensland Fire and Emergency Services conduct investigations at incidents involving Marine, Wildfire, Structural, Explosions and Hazardous Material.
Throughout the state, over 60 Fire Investigators are trained to determine the origin and cause, both accidental and malicious, of fires at these incidents.
This process includes examining any electrical / gas appliances or other items believed to be responsible for starting fires.
Information on how fires start is used to help prevent recurrence of fires by educating the community and helping to remove dangerous products from the market. Post incident analysis of fire scenes also helps to improve firefighter safety and improve building regulations.