NFA – Fire Investigation: First Responders O0379

September 22, 2018 – September 23, 2018 all-day UTC Timezone
Payson Fire Department Station 11
400 W Main St, Payson, AZ 85541

NFA Training Opportunity
2-Day Off-Campus
Fire Investigation: First Responders O0379
September 22-23, 2018
Payson Fire Department Station 11 400 W. Main Street Payson, AZ 85541
Course Description: This two-day course is designed specifically to provide a clear definition of the role of first responders in fire investigation and provide essential knowledge to enable them to recognize the potential of intentionally set fires, preservation and protection of evidence, and proper reporting of information to appropriate officials. By strengthening the partnership between first responders and investigators, the chances for successfully solving arson-related crimes will increase. The course includes topics such as fire behavior, critical observations of the first responder, fire causes, scene security and evidence preservation, legal considerations, and documentation of findings. This course is designed for all fire and emergency services personnel who might conduct preliminary investigations into the origin and cause of fires.
Interested students must complete “Initial Fire Investigation for First Responders” (Q0379), available through NFA Online at, prior to participating in this classroom-based course. Students who do not complete this prerequisite course requirement and provide proof of completion will not be issued a National Fire Academy completion certificate.
Class size limited to 30 seats
Delivery type: 2-Day off-Campus
ACE recommendation: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, one semester hour in fire science, emergency management or public safety.
Course syllabus: Location:
September 22-23, 2018 Payson Fire Department Station #11 400 W. Main Street Payson, AZ 85541
$ 25 Department check ~ cashier’s check ~ money order payable to the Arizona Center for Fire Service Excellence (AZCFSE) Please bring to first day of class.
To register e-mail Battalion Chief Dan Bramble at [email protected] with name, EIN, department, and e-mail