The Detroit Fire Department Arson Division is offering Fire Investigation and Practical Application Training
July 22-26, 2019
October 28 - Nov. 1, 2019
This five day seminar is designed to give new investigators basic skills needed to conduct thorough fire origin and cause investigations and give them practical experience at actual fire scenes with the most experienced fire investigators in the state.
The 40 hour seminar consists of 24 hours of tested training & 16 hours of practical application.
This seminar is intended for fire investigators, fire service employees, insurance investigators, and others who have a foundational understanding of fire science and familiarity with NFPA 921 and NFPA 1033. This seminar is not intended to certify attendees in fire investigation.
Courses and field investigations taught by the Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator Instructors of the Detroit Fire Investigation Division.
Classroom lecture on the following subjects:
Interpreting Fire Effects and Fire Patterns
The Scientific Method
Documenting the Fire Scene
Determining Fire Origin and Fire Cause
Fire Scene Investigation (Two days in field)
Classroom Materials Needed
Writing utensils, notepad, laptop (optional), NFPA 921 (2017 edition), NFPA 1033 (2014 edition)
Construction style hardhat, gloves, steel shank boots, eye protection, coveralls or similar.
$550 - registration and coffee breaks
Register early - class size is limited to 25 people
Captain Dennis Richardson