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Insurance Committee for Arson Control
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Indianapolis, IN 46268


Founded in 1978, the Insurance Committee for Arson Control (ICAC) is the only organization in the fire and investigation industry composed entirely of insurance companies. ICAC promotes attention to many important fire investigation and arson prosecution issues each year and works to increase public awareness of the arson problem.


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Quick Notes is a new communication from ICAC that will give you quick, timely links to recent news items impacting arson training, investigation and control.


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Upcoming ICAC Events

February 23–25, 2015

Save $100 - Early Bird Deadline Extended to January 28

Register now for the 2015 ICAC Fire & Arson Investigation Seminar, being held February 23–25 at the Wyndham Lake Buena Vista Hotel in Orlando, FL.

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December 29, 2014

Bruce Givens, et al. v. West Bend Mutual Insurance Company
United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, Eastern Division
Case No. 4:13-CV-01287

On December 11, 2014, a jury in the United States District Court, Northern District of Ohio (Eastern Division) returned a verdict in favor of West Bend Mutual Insurance Company arising out of two incendiary fires which occurred at its insured’s day care business in 2012.


December 15, 2014

Former ICAC officer retires from Grinnell Mutual

Alan Clark retired as the assistant vice president of Special Investigations at Grinnell Mutual Reinsurance Company on Friday, December 19, after 33 years of service.

Clark’s four decade career in fire service and investigations began as a firefighter, police officer, and chief of police in Illinois. He joined Grinnell Mutual in Grinnell, Iowa, as an investigator in 1987. During his tenure, the company expanded its investigation services to 12 Midwestern states and introduced fire research and education programs.


ICAC Industry Partnerships and Announcements

ICAC is partnering with the US Fire Administration for Arson Awareness Week

US Fire Administration Arson Awareness Week – May 4th-10th

The focus for this year is Vehicle Arson.  Read more here for recent statistics…

ICAC partners with IAAI and to produce First Responder DVD
The DVD program The First Responder's Role in Fire Investigation was released at FDIC in Indianapolis, IN on March 24 -26, 2011.