IAAI Indiana Chapter
Welcome to the website of the Indiana Chapter of the International Association of Arson Investigators
Help Stop Arson in Indiana
The Indiana Arson Hotline was set up to enable citizens to report suspicious activity or knowledge of arson crimes committed in Indiana. When you call the Arson Hotline you do not have to give your name. Rewards up to $5000 are offered for information leading to an arrest.
Ways to make a report:
- Call in your tip to (800) 382-4628.
Email IN-IAAI using our our webform here.
Mail your tip to Arson Hotline, Fire Marshall’s Office, P.O. Box 2282, Indianapolis, IN 46206.
- Learn more on the Indiana State Fire Marshall’s Office website.
Our mission is to promote education and excellence in the field of fire investigation, and to utilize our collective knowledge and experience to promote safety, protect the public, and seek the truth.
Education and Training
Our organization’s goal is to promote education in the field of fire investigation, and to have all members contribute and participate in the education that is provided.
Scroll down to learn more.
IN-IAAI gives out two awards annually. The Investigator of the Year Award, and the Terry T. Fleming Lifetime Achievement Award.
The Lawrence W. Tuck Investigator of the Year Award
The Lawrence W. Tuck Investigator of the Year Award is given to a fire investigator that demonstrates exceptional performance in the area of fire and explosive investigations. The recipient is selected by a committee from nominations received from members.
The 2018 award winner was Kevin Heflin, Anderson Fire Department.
Terry King presents Kevin Heflin (L), Anderson Fire Department, with the 2018 Lawrence Tuck Investigator of the Year award.
Terry T. Fleming Lifetime Achievement Award
The Terry T. Fleming Lifetime Achievement Award was inaugurated in 2012. The award was created in honor of Terry T. Fleming and Mr. Fleming was the first recipient. Terry was with the Carmel Fire Department and after retiring worked at Donan Engineering. Terry passed away in 2012.
Greg Gates, Indianapolis Fire Department, was the 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award winner.
Terry King presents the 2018 IN-IAAI Lifetime Achievement Award to Greg Gates (R).
The James L. Smith IAAI Chapter of the Year Award
In 2004, the Indiana Chapter (#14) was selected as the IAAI Outstanding Chapter of the Year. The Indiana Chapter continues to excel in many areas, thanks mainly to the participation and individual efforts and accomplishments of its members.
IAAI Executive Director, Alan Clark, presents Chapter 14 President, Mark Elder, the IAAI Chapter of the Year award.