About the Task Force

The DuPage County Fire Investigation Task Force was established in 1999 to assist local municipalities in processing & investigating significant fires of questionable origin. The Task Force is comprised of Federal, State & Local investigators from 36 fire service & law enforcement agencies in DuPage County. Teams of Task Force investigators are available to respond to assist in origin and cause investigations. Task Force resources include: ATF, FBI, DuPage County Sheriff's Office Forensic Investigations Unit, Hazardous Devices Unit, Crime Laboratory, Office of the State Fire Marshal, DuPage County State's Attorney's Office, accelerant detection K-9s, electrical engineers, and demolition & shoring.