Fauquier County Fire Rescue System

30 John Marshall Street                                                                                                                  Warrenton, Virginia 20186                                                                                                      

Administration / Operations- 540-422-8800
Training - 540-422-8820 


Arson Detection For The First Responder

  • 07 Feb 2015
  • 08:00
  • 08 Feb 2015
  • 17:00
  • 210 Hospital Dr. Warrenton VA 20186
  • 24



Course Description:  The Arson Detection for the First Responder two-day training course is designed specifically to provide a clear definition of the role of initial responder organizations and to provide essential knowledge to enable them to recognize the potential of an intentionally set fire, preserve evidence, and properly report the information to appropriate officials.  The training course includes the following basic topics: fire behavior, critical observations of the first responder, fire causes, scene security and evidence preservation, legal considerations, and reporting of findings.

The Arson Detection for the First Responder training course is specifically designed for the firefighter who is inexperienced in arson detection and the preservation of evidence at the fire scene. It is not

designed for the arson-experienced firefighter or inspector.

Prerequisites:  NIMS 100, 200, 700, 800, You must also have a National Fire Academy student ID #, Instructions / directions to obtain this will be given on the first day of class.

ATTENTION: You must sign up on VDFP website.


or Contact the VDFP Division 2 Office at (540) 672-1277

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