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.
See also: Accelerate Your Professional Development as a Fire Investigator
Available from FEMA: Canine team resource typing documents
Posted: Jan. 19, 2023
These documents will help to ensure that canine teams from across the country can work together during incidents of all types and sizes.Read the article