Certified Fire Investigator
Effective July 1, 2017
Use the application below for the new CFI application process. The application is form fillable and can be saved and then emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Effective January 14, 2020 There is no longer a NC FIT equivalency application process.
The North Carolina Fire and Rescue Commission approved the new CFI recertification program at their January 11th Meeting.
The moratorium for recertification will be lifted July 1, 2022. All currently certified CFI’s will be required to follow the new recertification requirements. All certified CFI’s will have five years from July 1, 2022 to complete the new requirements.
CFI Approved Training Classes
Tier I Approved Courses
NC IAAI Advanced Investigative Approaches
NC IAAI Fire Investigative Approaches
NC Fire Inspector I
NCETR Advanced Origin and Cause/Court Room Testimony
NCJA Interview and Interrogation
IAAI Expert Witness and Court Room Testimony
NFA RO811 Fire Investigation for Company Officers
NFA RO255 Fire Investigations: Electrical Systems
NFA RO204 Fire Investigation: Fire Dynamics and Modeling
NFA RO214 Fire Investigation Forensic Evidence
NFA RO208 Fire Investigation: Interview and Testimony
Tier II Approved Courses
NC Hazardous Materials Technician
NFA or Equivalent Chemistry of Hazardous Materials
NCJA Chemical Processing and Advanced Photography
NCJA Crime Scene Investigation
NCJA General Criminal Investigations
NCJA Recognizing Insurance Fraud
NC FIT certification is a prerequisite for the NC Certified Fire Arson Investigator Certification and must be completed prior to applying for the NC Certified Fire Arson Investigator.