This 2-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 for the convergence of suppression, investigation, science and law.
Pre-course materials and course syllabus
|Course Syllabus:||https://nfa.usfa.fema.gov/ax/syll/syllabus_w0770.pdf PDF 246KB|
Fire and emergency services personnel who respond to fires or might conduct preliminary investigations into the origin and cause of fires.
Incident Command System (ICS)-100-level and ICS-200-level training. Preferred courses are Q462 and Q463 available through NFA Online. Chief's signature attests that the applicant has completed required training.
June 24 - 25, 2023