Fire Investigation for First Responder


Pre-Course Work: Click on the following link to the self study course Initial Fire Investigation for First Responders (Q0379)

Once there, click on "Apply Online" and follow the instructions for either new or returning students in order to login and take this course. You will still be allowed to take the classroom portion if not done, but the online course must be completed as a requirement for State of Wyoming Origin & Cause certification.

If you have any questions please contact Dalton Sanders at (307) 857-6820 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

This 2-day (12-hour) course is designed specifically to provide a clear definition of the role of first responders in fire investigation and provide essential knowledge to enable them to recognize the potential of intentionally set fires, preservation and protection of evidence, and proper reporting of information to appropriate officials.

By strengthening the partnership between first responders and investigators, the chances for successfully solving arson-related crimes will increase. The course includes topics such as fire behavior, critical observations of the first responder, fire causes, scene security and evidence preservation, legal considerations, and documentation of findings.

Required Gear: None

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