Our 2024 4-Day Fire Investigation Training Program offers a broad overview of NFPA 921 and Fire Investigation concepts. This program is suitable both for newer investigators and for more advanced students.

Lectures will include:

  •         Fire Chemistry
  •         Fire Dynamics
  •         Heat & Flame Vector Analysis
  •         Origin Matrix
  •         Fire Scene Safety
  •         NFPA Code Making Process
  •         Origin and Cause Determination
  •         Diagramming the Fire Scene
  •         Basic Photography for the Fire Investigator
  •         Water Based Suppression Systems
  •         Electricity and Fire

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Electronic Seminar Handouts - No more heavy books. The seminar materials will be distributed on a Thumb Drive the first day of class.

CFEI Certification

NAFI is pleased to offer the CFEI exam at the conclusion of this training program to qualified applicants. This training program in not a CFEI test prep course and attendance at this program will not guarantee approval of your CFEI application. This training program is not required for approval of the CFEI application. For complete requirements please refer to the CFEI application.

CFEI Recertification

This program completely satisfies the NAFI CFEI recertification requirements. No need to sit for the CFEI exam again, unless you are more then one year past due on your Re-cert.

Certified Fire Investigation Instructor (CFII)

1-day Course $250.00

This course centers on instructor methodology as it relates to the field of fire investigation. The certification examination will be held at the end of this one-day training program. The special one-day post-program seminar, offered on February 23, 2024, may also be taken separately from the main four-day program.

Health and Safety Measures

The health and safety of all involved are of the utmost importance at NAFI training programs. NAFI will be following the CDC and local recommendations/safety guidelines by limiting the number of registrations, following social distancing during classroom activities, and having disposable masks and hand sanitizer available. NAFI will also be working closely with the hotel regarding housekeeping and sanitizing issues. Please understand that safety requirements may change and NAFI cannot and will not go against any city, state or federal regulations, ordinances, or requirements.  

This year's program is Organized by Investigations Institute and Sponsored by NAFI.

DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Seattle Airport Southcenter

NAFI has worked with the hotel to receive the lowest prices with concessions available for our room block. Please understand that by booking hotel reservations outside of the NAFI room block or at another property, you may not receive some hotel/meeting concessions that are included in the special NAFI room block.

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Conference Fees

$825 - A single discount is available per registration. For NAFI Members ($100), Multiple Registrations ($50), or Early Registration ($50 before August 31, 2023). Conference fees include all course materials on a thumb drive. Fees DO NOT include lodging.


Certification Exams

During this conference the following certification exams will be offered.


Optional Textbooks

For advanced shipment of these materials please order them directly from the NAFI store

NFPA 921 - Guide for Fire and Explosion Investigations (available for pick up only unless ordered through the NAFI store) $133.00

NFPA 1033 - Professional Qualifications for Fire Investigators (available for pick up only unless ordered through the NAFI store) $63.00

CFEI Study Guide - PDF Format (Emailed) $14.00


Conference Details

Fees for the Training Program should be prepaid by check, or credit card. Prepaid fees are fully refundable up until January 26, 2024; thereafter, individual registrants may be substituted, but refunds will not be made. All invoices must be paid by January 26, 2024.

This registration is NOT a reservation but a commitment to attend and pay for the training program. Registrants who do not cancel or transfer their registration by January 26, 2024, will be charged a $200 Cancellation fee.

The training program will be held at the DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Seattle Airport Southcenter.

*By Submitting your registration you agree to be included in the training program participant list.

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About the DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Seattle Airport Southcenter

Book online through the hotel's website or by phone at 800-222-8733 and use the discount code "911" to enjoy a special attendees-only room rate of $129.00

16500 Southcenter Parkway | Seattle, WA 98188

Optional Materials

The following supplemental material are available for pre-order. You may select these items on your registration form.

  • CFEI Practice Exam & Study Guide - Prepare for the CFEI Exam $14.00
  • NFPA 1033 - 2022 Edition - The newest edition of NFPA 1033! $63.00
  • NFPA 921 - 2021 Edition - The newest edition of NFPA 921! $133.00

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