Registration will open July 1, 2024

Our 2025 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

Again For 2025!

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. NAFI membership is required to apply for the CFEI. 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 14, 2025, may also be taken separately from the main four-day program. NAFI membership and CFEI certification is required to attend this training program.

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

Hilton Baltimore BWI Airport Hotel

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.

Conference Fees

($850) A single discount is available per registration. NAFI Members ($100), or Multiple Registrations ($50), or Early Registrations - before 09/30/2024 ($50). Conference fees include all course materials on a thumb drive, breakfast (if hotel is booked in our block), lunch, and free parking. 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) $155.00

NFPA 1033 - Professional Qualifications for Fire Investigators (available for pick up only unless ordered through the NAFI store) $149.00

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 20, 2025; thereafter, individual registrants may be substituted, but refunds will not be made. All invoices must be paid by January 20, 2025.

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 20, 2025, will be charged a $200 Cancellation fee.

The training program will be held at the Hilton Baltimore BWI Airport Hotel.

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

About the Hilton Baltimore BWI Airport Hotel

Book by phone at 1-800-HILTONS to enjoy a special attendees-only room rate of $130.00

1739 W. Nursery Rd. | Linthicum, MD 21090

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 921 - 2024 Edition - It's finally here. 2024 Edition of NFPA 921. $155.00

Conference Forms