Twenty-eighth Annual Conference – Central Illinois Fire Investigators Association

The Twenty-eighth Annual Fire Investigators Training Conference will be held March 1 – 3, 2019 at the Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Peoria At Grand Prairie in Peoria, IL.



Who Should Attend?

  • Fire/Arson Investigators, Public and Private Sector
  • Insurance Industry
  • Fire Department First Responders
  • Law Enforcement Officers/Investigators/Detectives
  • Prosecutors
  • Federal State, County, or Local Level Investigators
  • Military Investigators
  • Engineers, consultants and anyone else who is tasked with the
    duty of Investigating fires.

Why Should Investigators Attend?

  • In today’s investigations it is imperative the investigator can
    demonstrate that he/she is following and in compliance with the
    standards of the fire investigation industry, for the purpose of this
    class NFPA® 1033 Professional Qualifications for Fire Investigator.
  • When you testify or are required to participate in depositions the
    expert may be required to present an up to date and accurate
    curriculum vitae that includes compliance documentation with
    regard to the requirements of the NFPA® 1033 standard.
  • Fire investigators have been familiar with NFPA® 921, Guide for Fire
    and Explosion Investigators for many years. Today as an investigator,
    the question must be asked, can I assure the court, opposing counsel,
    and my agency or company, that I meet the requirements of NFPA®
    1033, Professional Qualifications for Fire Investigator, Especially in the
    area of the post-secondary education requirements.

Our Featured Speakers

  • Steve Riggs
    CFI, CFEI, CVFI, & CFII Certified
    State of Oklahoma (Retired)

  • Thomas J. Bajzek, P.E., CFEI
    Engineering Systems Inc. (ESi)