About The Fire Investigation Unit
Members of the Fire Investigation Unit are trained Arson Investigators with police powers. The Fire Investigation Unit is also tasked with investigating fires where there is serious injury or death in accordance with the laws of the City of Toledo and the State of Ohio.
Members of the Fire Investigation Unit receive police training through either the Toledo Police Academy of the Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy. Members of the Fire Investigation Unit are deputized through the office of the Lucas County Sheriff. Our investigators function as law enforcement officers pursuant to the Toledo Municipal Code.