NFA102 – 21.00 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 to get the latest schedule.

Course Description

NFA logoThis course is designed to provide a clear definition of the role of first responders in arson detection and provide essential knowledge to enable them to recognize the potential of intentionally set fires, preservation and protection of evidence, and properly report information of appropriate officials.


There are no prerequisites for this course.

Attendance Requirements

To meet NFA attendance requirements, participants must complete each training module and complete all required course assignments, activities, quizzes, and/or end of course exam. Exceptions may be discussed with lead instructor.


  • Fire Behavior
  • Critical observations of first responders
  • Fire Causes
  • Scene Security
  • Evidence Preservation
  • Legal Considerations
  • Documentation of findings

Suggested Audience

All first responders interested in furthering their knowledge regarding investigations and how to preserve a fire scene for investigators.

Continuing Education And Professional Credits

  • 0.00 hours – Texas Commission of Fire Protection (TCFP)
  • State Firefighters’ and Fire Marshals’ Association of Texas (SFFMA)

Other Information

To request this class in your jurisdiction or department, please use the Emergency Services Training Institute (ESTI) Extension Course Request System

Contact Information

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


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— Larry Dovalina, City Administrator, Cotulla
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