||Mississippi Code 83-1-39 (Laws of 1993) designates one (1) member of each county Sheriff’s Department to be the County Fire Investigator. The code requires the designated member to attend training delivered by the State Fire Academy and approved by the State Fire Marshal’s Office in fire/arson investigation. This course will give the newly appointed investigators a basis of knowledge required to do their job as a fire investigator. Subject matter includes: fire behavior, building construction, origin and cause, indicators of incendiaries, accidental causes, explosives, vehicle fires, and some hands-on skills. This course references NFPA 1033.