Fire Investigation: First Responders W0770

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

Lester Rich
301-447-1209

Delivery type
2-day on-campus
Continuing education units
0.0
ACE recommendation
There is not an American Council on Education credit recommendation for this course.

This two-day course presents a basic overview of a fire investigation. 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.

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 Train-the-Trainer?
March 21 - 22, 2020 Cancelled Emmitsburg, Maryland

Mark Waters
Program Planner
Connecticut Fire Academy
860-627-6363
mark.waters@ct.gov

William Higgins
Director of Training
860-627-6363
william.higgins@ct.gov

Course coordination plan
March 21 - 22, 2020 Emmitsburg, Maryland

Mark Waters
Program Planner
Connecticut Fire Academy
860-627-6363
mark.waters@ct.gov

William Higgins
Director of Training
Connecticut Fire Academy
860-627-6363
william.higgins@ct.gov

Course coordination plan
NEW April 25 - 26, 2020 Vacancies Emmitsburg, Maryland
July 18 - 19, 2020 Emmitsburg, Maryland

Jimmy VanCleve
Coordinator
KY Fire Commission/State Fire Rescue Training
270-273-3187
jimmy.vancleve@kctcs.edu

Course coordination plan