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Fire Investigators

Experience, Skills, and Personality Traits

Many fire investigators have prior experience working in either a fire or police department. They often have experience as firefighters, fire safety technicians, or police investigators. The U.S. Department of Labor reports that “some fire departments or law enforcement agencies require investigators to have a certain number of years within the organization or to be a certain rank, such as lieutenant or captain, before they are eligible for promotion to an inspector or investigator position.”

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