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Fire Investigation: First Responders O0770

Training Specialist

Kevin Oliver

Delivery type

2-day off-campus

ACE recommendation

There is not an American Council on Education credit recommendation for this course.

Please note: This course is scheduled and delivered through your state's fire training agency. Please contact your state fire training agency for more information.

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.

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

Recommended: Incident Command System (ICS)-100-level and ICS-200-level training. Preferred courses are Q0462 and Q0463, available through NFA Online. Chief’s signature attests that the applicant has completed this required training.