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Arson Awareness Week 2020 (May 3-9) highlights the crucial role that firefighters can play in a successful fire investigation. As a firefighter, you are not just a first responder to the fire, but a first responder to the fire investigation as well.
First Responders: Fire Investigations, Arson Laws and You! Watch the webinar
This two-day National Fire Academy course teaches the importance of fire scene awareness, evidence identification, preservation and the basics of a fire investigation. Through a fire investigation scenario, you will review the basics of fire chemistry and gain an understanding of your first responder role in fire investigation. This course will help you to appreciate how suppression, investigation, science and law converge.