***Training Announcement*** North Region Two-Week Daytime Basic Fire Investigation Course from March 6th – March 17th 2023

Space is limited! 


This is a basic fire investigation course designed to provide the student with the knowledge through lecture and hands-on exercises to understand the fire investigation processes. The course will cover the relevant investigative disciplines by incorporating nationally recognized standards, reference materials, and guidelines in the course curriculum.

All classroom lectures will be hosted at the Passaic County Community College, Public Safety Academy, in Wayne, NJ.

Classes will commence on Monday, March 6, 2023, and run consecutive weekdays thru Friday, March 17, 2023 from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.. A class schedule will be provided the first day of class.


The fee for the course is $895.00 (Note: the fee includes a one-year membership in the New Jersey Chapter). Fees include all course materials, and student textbooks.


Payments  or Department Purchase Orders will be due first week of course NO ACCEPTIONS!


Class is limited to 35 students and will be granted on a first come first serve basis.


Prior to the start of the Basic Fire Investigation class, the student must have completed the Fire and Explosion
Investigations from CFI Trainer.net.
– Documenting the Event
– Ethics and the Fire Investigator
– Fire Investigator Scene Safety
– The Scientific Method for Fire and Explosion Investigation
– Basic Electricity
– Arc Mapping

CFI Trainer.net is free and will be referred to throughout the class. It can be found online at http://cfitrainer.net.

You must register to be able to complete the assignments and will receive a transcript of the training completed.

Once registered, the site allows you to proceed at your own pace, over a number of days if needed. During the first week of class the transcripts of your training completion will be collected. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact any of the below listed NJIAAI members.


Registration Link:

North Region BFI Course Registration


For more information, contact:

North Region Vice President Ed Nunn – edred6@gmail.com

North Region T&E Mark Sylvester – m.sylvester63@gmail.com

North Region T&E Drew Buterbaugh – andrewbuterbaugh@gmail.com

North Region Director Joe Macones – jmacones@gmail.com

North Region Director Mike Moscatello -fireoffice2@westmilford.org

North Region Director Scott Wilson – pfd498@gmail.com