This Section investigates the cause, origin and circumstances of fires, explosions, and other criminal acts where a fire or explosion is involved; including the investigation of all related deaths. The Section plans and organizes arson investigation programs within the state and conducts training programs and seminars for local and federal agencies involved in arson investigation and suppression. They also enforce state statutes on explosives, investigate fire insurance fraud claims, present reports and information to District Attorneys General for prosecution and make arrests for violations where necessary.
State of Tennessee - Department of Commerce and Insurance
Division of Fire Prevention - Bomb and Arson Section
1210 Foster Avenue
Nashville, Tennessee 37210
Phone: (615) 741-3030
Fax: (615) 741-1217
FAQ: What is the Arson Hotline and how does it work?