The membership of BC Chapter 15 IAAI consists of public and private sector fire investigators, police and fire personnel, safety authority staff, insurance professionals, military personal, educational institutions and other special investigators. Our goal is to provide information on upcoming training seminars and events, information on where to access further training and professional development resources, links to information sources, provide tools for conducting arson investigations.

Active memberships are presently only $30 per year. We are certain that we provide excellent value for a low professional membership fee! You should click the “Join Now!” button to complete your application today if you are not already a member. If you are actively involved in the field of fire investigation within the Province of British Columbia you belong here and we welcome you!

Upcoming Events

Check the Upcoming Events on the right hand side of this page. The week long annual fire and explosion investigation training seminar is scheduled for September this year at the Chilliwack Pacific Regional Training Centre. There will also be a second one day lower mainland training session in November. Topics and locations for the one day training events are currently being organized and will be posted when they have been finalized.

Remember that YOU can submit your training event details to us an we will post them; however, we cannot offer online registration to events that are not sponsored or organized by BC Chapter 15 IAAI.

The Informer

Please check out our past editions of the Informer at this LINK. We are currently looking into options for quarterly online delivery of the Informer. If you have a contribution or suggestions - please share these with us! 

Website Features 

This website provides a point of access to join and participate in BC-IAAI Chapter 15 events. Members enjoy online event registration and membership renewals.

Detailed information on Professional Development opportunities within British Columbia and available through our parent organization using CFI is also posted under this tab. 

The IAAI has just released a white paper on Fire Investigator Health and Safety Best Practices that all investigators should review.

Our “Member Center” tab is an exciting and unique feature that provides our membership with a portal to a secure “members only” section of our website. Once you have joined BC Chapter 15 of the IAAI you will have access to:

  • network with other fire investigation professionals through the membership directory, 
  • participate in or start discussions using our community forums,
  • connect and share with others in our secure online social community.

Check out the “Awards and Scholarships” tab if you are looking for information or would like to apply for or nominate others for an educational scholarship or one of our annual awards.The “Information and Resources” tab  provides access to breaking news as well as links to past and present editions of THE INFORMER newsletter as long as you have an active membership.

The “About Us” tab will direct you to information specific to our Executive Board of Directors, Committees, Contact List, President’s Message, Constitution and Bylaws and our Code of Ethics.

Looks under "Information and Resources" and you will find useful information for the fire investigator. The "Links" sub-menu also has links to government agencies, product safety recalls, fire and police departments and more. 

Questions or comments regarding our website can be directed to [email protected]

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