Links & Resources

Associations & Organizations

American Society of Civil Engineers


Congressional Fire Service Institute

Fire Heroes

Fire Marshal's Association Of Minnesota (FMAM)

International Association of Wildland Fire (IAWF)

Minnesota Fallen Firefighters Memorial Association (MFFMA)

Minnesota 100 Club

Minnesota State Fire Chiefs Association

National Volunteer Fire Council

Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition


International Association of Auto Theft Investigators

International Association of Arson Investigators
Alabama Chapter
Alaska Chapter
Alberta, Canada Chapter
Arizona Chapter
Arkansas Chapter
California Chapter
Colorado Chapter
Florida Chapter
Idaho Chapter
Illinois Chapter
Indiana Chapter
Iowa Chapter
Kansas Chapter
Massachusetts Chapter
Michigan Chapter
Mississippi Chapter
Missouri chapter
New Jersey Chapter
New York Chapter
North Carolin Chapter
Ohio Chapter
Oregon Chapter
Queensland Association of Fire Investigators
United Kingdom Chapter
Virginia Chapter
Wisconsin Chapter

International Association of Bomb Technicians & Investigators

International Association of Firefighters

International Association of Special Investigation Units (IASIU)

Minnesota Chapter (MNIASIU)

International City/County Management Association (ICMA)

International Electrical Testing Association - NETA

Minnesota Fire Service Certification Board

National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)

National Volunteer Fire Council

Public Employees Retirement Association of Minnesota

Red Knights of Minnesota

Shrine of North America

Western Fire Chiefs Association

Chapter Members on the Web

The following are members of the Minnesota Chapter of the International Association of Arson Investigators known to us to have Web sites:

Appliance Analysis Inc.

Central States Fire Investigation, Inc.

Chippewa Valley Investigations

Crane Engineering and Forensic Services, Plymouth, Minneosta

InfoPro Legal Resources Inc.

Pagels Engineering Inc.

Rimkus Consulting Group Inc.

Schroeder Fire

Whitemore Fire Consultants, Inc.

Listing of sites is not an endorsement by the IAAI, the Chapter, it's Officers or the Webmaster

Educational Links (Schools, Museums etc.)

ASU Online - Executive Fire Administration Program

MN Firefighters Hall and Museum

New York City Fire Museum

Oklahoma State University fire programmes

University of New Brunswick Fire Science

Federal Government & National Links

Red Cross

ATF Online - The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco Firearms and Explosives Website

Federal Emergency Management Agency

National Institute of Justice

National Institute of Standards & Technology

National Parks Service

National Register of Historic Places

Social Security Administration

United States Fire Administration

White House Web Page

Fire Department Links

Fire Departments on the web (USA)

Alexandria MN Fire Department

Apple Valley MN Fire Department

London Fire Brigade Parachute Team

HazMat Related Links

Baywest, Inc.

Chemical Finder

Dr. Joe Forensic Science Network

Materials Safety Data Sheet - Search

Health & Safety Links

If you find a safety oriented site that you would like to recommend let us know. We would be glad to add it.

Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC)

KaBoom, Inc. Playground Safety

The Idea Bank

The Shriner's Burn Prevention Page

Mesothelioma Fund

Mesothelioma Center at


National Institute of Mental Health

National Depressive and Manic Depressive Association

National Mental Health Association

American Association of Suicidology


International Links

Fire Net Electronic Pages for the British Fire Services


Media, News & News Group Links

U.S. Fire Administration Notice of Fire Fighter Fatalities

Broadcast Sites

ABC News

CBS News


Fox News




All Things Cons.

Morning Edition

Talk of the Nation

This American Life


Weather Channel

Magazine Sites



U.S. News

The Economist

Atlantic Monthly

National Fire and Rescue Magazine

New Republic

New Yorker



New York Times

Washington Post

Washington Times

Wall Street Journal

Los Angeles Times

Chicago Tribune

Boston Globe

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Dallas Morning News

Christian Science MonitorNew York Post

NY Daily News

Roll Call

Miami Herald

Online News Sites




Russia Today

Bloomberg News

Yahoo News

CBS MarketWatch

News and Criticism Sites - a comprehensive digest of journalism stories and links updated every morning - you know you want a portal site to everything media related - the most ambitious attempt to cover the media business yet

Howard Kurtz - The Washington Post's media reporter produces several columns a week - "As the media watch the world, we watch the media"

Media Guardian - British and European media news

Media Ink - Keith Kelly's media column in The New York Post

Online NewsHour Media Watch - Terence Smith examines the media for Jim Lehrer

Michael Wolff - available online on Tuesday, New York magazine's media writer

Off the Record - Carl Swanson's Wednesday media column in The New York Observer

Mark Jurkowitz - The Boston Globe's ombudsman writes a Thursday feature on the media

Full Court Press - Eric Alterman's biweekly media column from The Nation

Paper Trail - Washington City Paper Editor David Carr's lively column on the hometown media

Dan Kennedy - weekly media critic for The Boston Phoenix

News and Media Lists

State & Local Links

Find your Minnesota elected officials online at

MN State Agencies

Minnesota Attorney General's Office
Board of Private Detective and Protective Agent Services
Minnesota Board of Public Defense
Minnesota Department of Corrections Want to find the status of an inmate, check out this site!
Minnesota Office of Pipeline Safety
Minnesota Secretary of State
Minnesota State Fire Marshal Division
Minnesota State Legislature Check the status of a bill or research current State Statutes and Rules.
Minnesota State Lottery Think you have a winner? Check here!

MN Counties

Dakota County
Ramsey County

MN Cities

Apple Valley
Inver Grove Heights
South St. Paul
Vadnais Heights
West St. Paul

MN LIbnaries

Other States Online

North Carolina

Publication Links

CDC Report Traffic Hazards to Fire Fighters While Working Along Roadways

National Fire and Rescue Magazine

The Firefighter's Workout Book

The Principles of Fire Behavior, Author: James G. Quintiere, Ph.D.

Understanding Terrorism and Managing the Consequences

Search Engines and Databases

UL Listing Database

Vendor Links

Shopping and researching products online can be a great time saver if you can find vendors easily. This area is provided as service to members and listing here is not an endorsement by MNIAAI.


Badges, Trophies, Plaques, Engraving, Stamps

Books/Training Materials

Clothing (MNIAAI logo wear can be purchased here)

Computer Software

Evidence Collection/Supplies

Investigative Database Services



Misc. Smoke detector test spray / CO detectors Fire Department key boxes and rapid entry equipment US Flags, Flag pins, Ribbons etc. Secure Storage Solutions For Public Safety Professionals Fire rated cable

Office Supplies

Public Education


Training (Environmental Training Materials)
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (Advance Fire Investigation Training) (Fire investigation training and publications) (Fire Investigation / A Division of New Engalnd Fire Cause and Origin Inc.) (Online fire investigation training site of the International Association of Arson Investigators) (John E. Reid and Associates Inc./ Interviewing and interogation training / MNIAAI Members offered a discount: Code Number is A20-038.) (Fire Training Structures)


Water Supply