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Fire/Arson Investigation Training

Investigators working at the scene of a fire. Basic Fire / Arson Investigation

This three-day basic fire and arson investigation course gives law enforcement officers and firefighters with basic skills required in an initial fire scene investigation. Participants will learn about fire behavior and basic origin and cause investigation techniques, along with scene preservation, documentation and evidence collection. Legal aspects and arson motives are also covered in this first course of a two-part series. You can register for this class online.    

Advanced Fire / Arson Investigation

The advanced fire / arson investigation class combines the former intermediate and on-scene investigation classes into a single, four-day course. Topics covered include interviewing, vehicle fires, and electricity as it relates to fires. The instructors burn a house and students will gain hands-on experience by processing the fire scene, interviewing witnesses and suspects and building a case for the county attorney.  Prerequisite: Students must present their Basic Fire Arson certificate first day of class. You can register for this class online.
Prerequisite: Basic Fire / Arson Investigation