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Marine Fire Investigation 5.23-26.23 RI


IAAI in conjunction with IAAI Rhode Island Chapter Present Marine Fire Investigation
May 23 - 26, 2023
Union Fire District
131 Asa Road
South Kingston, RI 02879

Marine Fire Investigation is a 3 1/2 day class on investigating fires on marine vessels. Developed through a collaboration between the IAAI and the American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC), students receive training from IAAI facilitators, industry leading marine fire investigations, marine surveyors, engineers and special investigators. Topics will include the following: safety, hot surface ignition, marine explosions, electrical systems, vessel terminology, interviews, data collection, scientific method, methodology, legal considerations and evidence. Utilizing the team concept, classes conclude with a hands-on investigation of a Pre-burnt vessel, generation of a preliminary report, and presentation of each team's findings to the class.

Upon completion of this class, students will understand marine vessel terminology, concepts of how marine electrical and propulsion systems are configured and operate, and safe and practical methods of investigating marine fires.

Class starts promptly at 8am on Tuesday, May 23, 2023.
Class will be dismissed at 3pm on Friday, May 26, 2023.
This course is 30 hours of instruction.
Please bring your laptop to class.

Registration Fee: 
IAAI Member Price $985.00 
Non-IAAI Member Price $1,350.00 

Debit/Credit Card payments only. If you must use a check or other means please contact grace.criscuoli@firearson.com

* You will receive two emails immediately after you register.  Please check your spam if you do not see them.

CFITrainer.Net modules
The Scientific Method for Fire and Explosion Investigation
The Practical Application of the Relationship Between NFPA 1033 and NFPA 921

Preparation for the Marine Fire Scene
Pre-Requisites are required as supporting knowledge for the class and the examination.  Materials within the class and examination will reference all Pre-Requisites.

Cancellation Structure:

31 days prior to start of class, monies refunded.
30 days prior to start of class, no refund.

Local Hotels - South Kingston
Holiday Inn
3009 Tower Hill Rd
Saunderstown, RI

Hampton Inn & Suites
20 Hotel Drive 
South Kingstown, RI

Fairfield Inn & Suites
3 Fairfield Way
South Kingstown, RI

Coventry Area
Hampton Inn 
850 Centre of New England Blvd
Coventry, RI

Holiday Inn Express
4 Universal Blvd
Coventry, RI

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