Welcome to the official site of the West Virginia Chapter of the International Association of Arson Investigators. West Virginia is home to some of the most talented and dedicated fire investigators representing both the public and private sectors in the country. Our annual conference brings together our members to network with one another and stay on the leading edge of topics surrounding the complex and challenging field of fire investigation. We encourage you to attend any of our training opportunities and extend our hospitality to join in our continued efforts to fight the crime of arson and to reduce community risk related to accidental fires. Feel free to reach out at any time if we may be of assistance to you!!

“Verum Quaerimus De Cineribus”

Scholarships Are Not Currently Available

Check out the scholarships page for more information on this year's winners.

Save the Date: October 12, 2020

The annual Board of Directors/Membership Meeting and Dinner on Monday, October 12, 2020 at Fireside Grille in Teays Valley at 6:00pm.


West Virginia Chapter of the International Association of Arson Investigators, Incorporated and is hereinafter referred to as the Chapter. The name of the Chapter may be used by any member, if such use is in conformity with a policy established and approved by the Board of Directors.


The objectives and purposes of this Chapter shall be:

To unite for mutual benefits, those public officials and private persons engaged in the control of arson and kindred crimes.

To provide for an exchange of technical information and developments.

To cooperate with other law enforcement agencies and associations to further fire prevention and the suppression of crime.

To encourage high professional standards of conduct among members and to continually strive to eliminate all factors which interfere with the administration of justice.

To foster greater professional competence in the investigation techniques and recognition of the crime of arson in our society.

The Chapter shall not be operated for profit and its funds may not be used to align with any political body, group or persons to advance the candidacy of any individual.

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