Basic Fire Scene Investigations for Law Enforcement
Class Date(s) Monday, Oct 24 2022 8:00AM-4:00PM  
Tuesday, Oct 25 2022 8:00AM-4:00PM  
Class# 22LE70291  

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Description: The goal of this training is to provide officers and investigators an overview of fire scene investigations. Topics include:

Chemistry & Behavior of Fire

NFPA 921 & 1033

Legal Considerations

Building Construction

Basic Electricity

Fire Suppression

Fire Scene Hazards

Determining the Point of Origin

Vehicle Fires

Accidental Fire Causes

Incendiary Fires

Field Notes & Report Writing

Evidence Collection

Fatal Fires


Training Audience: Any law enforcement officer that could find themselves tasked with a fire scene investigation.

Prerequisite(s): None

Course Length: 8 hours

Equipment Needs: Pen / pencil, note-taking material.

Pennsylvania Department of Health Continuing Education Hours: None

Course Contact: Gerry Lindenlauf, Law Enforcement Training Coordinator, office: 610-344-4365 or via email at

Price $100.00
Class Location
Range Bldg. #209 / Classroom
Public Safety Training Campus , 137 Modena Road
Coatesville, PA   19320
(610) 344-4100