Fire Cause Determination for Company Officers (NFA)

NFA003 - 40.00 Hours

Currently there are no scheduled classes for this course. However, this course can be scheduled to meet your specific needs. For more information about this course or to schedule a class, please contact Emergency Services Training Institute at (866) 878-8900 or


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Fire department personnel and fire investigators receive training in the fundamentals of fire cause determination. This is a National Fire Academy (NFA) course.


There are no prerequisites for this course.


Accidental Fire Causes +Behavior of Fire +Collection of information +Determination of Area of Fire Origin +Fire cause determination +Fire Officer Observations +Incendiary Fire Causes and Devices +Legal aspects +Legal aspects of use of force +Motivation of the Firesetter +Securing the Fire Scene +Vehicle fires

Suggested Audience

All emergency response personnel

Continuing Education & Professional Credits

    Other Information

    All extension courses are classroom only.

    The Area School Schedule has a current listing of area schools and open enrollment extension courses.

    Contact us for information on scheduling a course not listed.

    Texas Annual Fire Training School

    This class is also taught during Texas Annual Spring Fire School.

    Annual Schools require that you use the registration form. You can print the registration form and mail it with a check, or fax it to (979) 847-9304 with an approved/signed Purchase Order. Only Annual School School registration forms will be accepted.

    NOTICE: A late fee of $50.00 will be assessed to payments made after the deadline for the Annual School class.

    Class Limit: 30 Students.

    • Class Hours:
    • Monday - Thursday: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
    • Friday: 8 a.m. - noon

    Late Registration Fee

    A late fee of $50.00 will be assessed to payments made after the registration deadline for the Annual Fire Training School.

    Class Attire

    • This course requires PPE Level 1 as described in the TEEX Student Safety Manual. All students are required to follow this manual at all times.
    • You must wear regular work attire for training activities and classroom sessions.
    • You may not wear shorts, sleeveless shirts, or open-toed shoes to any class or field activity.

    Contact Information

    Emergency Services Training Institute
    Phone: (979) 845-7641 | Tollfree: (866) 878-8900
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