Arson Awareness Week is May 7‑13, 2023
This year's theme is “Understanding and Mitigating Youth Firesetting Issues — A Guide to Success.” Please check back for content to support the week.
Resources and training opportunities
Fire investigation: The first responder's role
First responders: Learn how to recognize and preserve crucial fire investigation evidence.
Arson response during civil unrest
Review these critical actions that first responders must take to help ensure a safe response to arson fires during civil unrest incidents.
National Fire Academy training courses teach fire service personnel about the science and techniques required to conduct modern fire investigations and how to pursue arson cases through the judicial system.
Preparing for arson attacks in wildland urban interface areas
Posted: Feb. 17, 2022
A new First Responders Toolbox, Mitigating the Threat of Terrorist-Initiated Arson Attacks on Wildland-Urban Interface Areas, is now available for download.Read the article