This 2-day course covers a basic overview of a fire investigation for the first responder. Students will participate in a live lecture that 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.
This course also stresses the importance the fire scene awareness, evidence identification, preservation and the basics of fire chemistry. Students will develop an appreciation for the convergence of suppression, investigation, science and law.
This online, instructor-led (live) delivery is presented live via ZOOM for 2 consecutive days. Students must have the technical capability to use ZOOM.
No more than five (5) applications from the same agency will be accepted for an individual offering.
- October 16 - 17, 2023
- November 13 - 14, 2023
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Pre-course materials and course syllabus
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Fire and emergency services personnel who respond to fires or might conduct preliminary investigations into the origin and cause of fires.
October 16 - 17, 2023
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Eastern
November 13 - 14, 2023
9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Eastern