The North Texas Fire Marshal's Conference is held each January in Richardson, Texas and is sponsored by the North Texas Fire Investigator’s Association, Fire Prevention Association of North Texas, Texas Fire Marshal’s Office, Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service. The Conference is aimed at the continuing education requirements of Fire Investigators, Fire Marshals, Law Enforcement, Public Education, and Fire and Emergency Responders. Guest instructors from multiple disciplines are brought in to cover topics in three categories: Inspections, Investigations and Public Education.
Typically there are no prerequisites although some specific course(s) may have requirements. Consult the appropriate flyer at teex.org/extension
This course requires participants to attend a minimum of 80% of the class hours as a component of successful course completion. During the course, your instructor will review any additional attendance requirements.
TopicsUse of Social Media for Initial Investigations and Interviews+Use of Public Education to increase awareness among the civilian populace+Post-Blast investigations+Fire Scene Photography+Report Writing+Courtroom Preparation and Demeanor+NFPA regulations pertaining to Investigations and Inspections
- Fire Investigators
- Fire Marshals
- Law Enforcement
- Public Education
- Fire and Emergency Responders
Continuing Education and Professional CreditsTexas Commission of Fire Protection (TCFP)+State Firefighters' and Fire Marshals' Association of Texas (SFFMA)
The area school class offerings differ from year to year. Please refer to the flyer posted on teex.org/extension for scheduled dates and class offerings.
Past topics have included but not limited to:
- Use of Social Media for Initial Investigations and Interviews
- Use of Public Education to increase awareness among the civilian populace
- Post-Blast investigations
- Fire Scene Photography
- Report Writing
- Courtroom Preparation and Demeanor
- NFPA regulations pertaining to Investigations and Inspections