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Fire Investigation: First Responders W0770

Course only available to on-campus weekend program students.
Curriculum: Fire Investigation
Training Specialist

Kevin Oliver
301-447-1613

Delivery type
2-day on-campus
Continuing education units
1.4
ACE recommendation
In the lower-division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 1 semester hour in public safety administration.

This two-day course presents a basic overview of a fire investigation for the first responder. Students will review the basics of fire chemistry and develop an understanding of the role of the first responder in relation to fire suppression and fire investigation.

The course will stress the importance of fire scene awareness, evidence identification, preservation, and the basics of a fire investigation. Students will develop an appreciation of the convergence of suppression, investigation, science and law.

Student pre-course materials and course syllabus:

Selection criteria

Fire and emergency services personnel who respond to fires or might conduct preliminary investigations into the origin and cause of fires.

Prerequisites

None

Post-course requirements

None

Upcoming offerings

Apply online if you are interested in attending a state or national weekend program.
Dates Availability Location Contact(s) CCP
July 9 - 10, 2022 Emmitsburg, Maryland

Tina Marie Ahlborg
Clerk Secretary
Rhode Island State Fire Training Academy
401-667-3777
tina.ahlborg@dbr.ri.gov

Mark St. Pierre
Chief/Coordinator
401-767-9514
msp9551@aol.com

Course coordination plan
July 30 - 31, 2022 Emmitsburg, Maryland

Terri Brooks
Administrative Officer I
Pennsylvania State Fire Academy
717-247-3747
tebrooks@pa.gov

Tom Cook
Administrator
Pennsylvania State Fire Academy
717-247-3741
thomcook@pa.gov

Course coordination plan
August 13 - 14, 2022
National Training Weekend - Open Enrollment
Immediate vacancy Emmitsburg, Maryland
November 19 - 20, 2022 Emmitsburg, Maryland

Monna Gillespie
Administrative Officer l
NCDOI - OSFM
919-647-0088
monna.gillespie@ncdoi.gov

Course coordination plan
March 11 - 12, 2023 Emmitsburg, Maryland

Reid Vaughan
Director of Regional Services
Alabama Fire College
205-343-7414
rvaughan@alabamafirecollege.org

Course coordination plan
March 18 - 19, 2023 Emmitsburg, Maryland

Dereck Baker
Training Coordinator
VA Department of Fire Programs
540-409-7397
dereck.baker@vdfp.virginia.gov

Jamey Brads
Training Chief
VA Department of Fire Programs
804-249-1990
jamey.brads@vdfp.virginia.gov

Course coordination plan