Ohio Arson School provides fire investigators with advanced education, training and knowledge in order to eradicate the crime of arson.

The Ohio Arson School is a 36-hour tested course. Ohio Department of Public Safety—approved Firefighter CEUs.

The 2019 Ohio Arson School will be held at the Crowne Plaza

Columbus North – 6500 Doubletree Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43229.


Monday, August 5 - Registration opens at 7am

Monday, August 5  
Registration opens at 7am  
Program begins at 8:30am

Arson & Police Officer Murder/Cold Case Analysis |

Columbus Police and Fire Departments

Tuesday, August 6 - 8am – 5pm

Tuesday, August 6   
8am – 5pm

Ohio IAAI day

Investigation of Fire Deaths | Dr. Cynthia Beisser

Mobile Device Forensics | Mr. Bradley Barkhurst

Wednesday, August 7 - 8am – 5pm

Wednesday, August 7  
8am – 5pm

Fire Scene to Trial Case Study- All day. Case about a homeowner removing a gas cap off a gas line.  We will have presenters about the fire scene, lab examination and analysis and end with attorneys and testimony and cross examination.

Thursday, August 8 - 8am – 5pm

Thursday, August 8  
8am – 12pm

Pinched Power Cords and Staples on Wiring and Other Electrical Topics | Mike Keller

12pm 5pm

Investigating Commercial Kitchen Fires – Systems Design, Evaluation and Documentation |

Kirk Hankins and Chip Barnhart

Friday, August 9 - 8am – 12pm

Friday, August 9  
8am – 12pm

Evidence Documentation, Collection and Preservation | Chris Ellis


Full Conference – Early Bird Rate   $300
Full Conference – After June 30   $350
The following are provided with your registration: morning pastries and coffee, 
full lunch, and an evening hospitality meal.


Registration must be received by June 30, 2019, to take advantage of early bird rates. Seminar refunds will not be returned for cancellation after July 15, 2019.