Fire Investigator FAQ
The Fulton County Fire Investigation Team is a resource for fire departments and law enforcement agencies throughout the county. The team members conduct investigations in accordance with recognized standards and practices, including those published by the National Fire Protection Association.
Members of the Fulton County Fire Investigation Team meet established training and certification standards, from New York State and nationally recognized entities, to perform their duties. The members must maintain their certification, on an annual basis, through various training opportunities and performing on scene fire investigation tasks.
Applicants are considered for membership after applying and participating in an interview process. Upon acceptance as a member of the Fulton County Fire Investigation Team, if they haven’t already done so, applicants must attend required training to obtain and maintain fire investigation certification. For more information about membership, the application process, of training and certification requirements, please contact the Fulton County Fire Coordinator’s office.