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CAFI Chapter 006 - Spring Seminar: May 11th - May 13th, 2020

“Are You Qualified?” - Examination of NFPA 1033 and Investigation Procedures
Fire Scene Management | Note-Taking and Photography | Fire Science Investigation Methodology | Legal Considerations

Presenters:
Tim Irish, Office of the Fire Marshal and Emergency Management
Chris Williams, Adjunct Professor, Laurentian College
Greg Olson, Adjunct Professor, Laurentian College
Steve Hawken, Arcon Forensic Engineers,

Where:
Embassy Suites Fallsview
6700 Fallsview Blvd., Niagara Falls

Dec 11 Webinar: Barn Fires - Causes and Methods on investigating

This presentation will provide an overview of how many livestock barn fires occur and the most common causes of these fires.  It will also provide some base knowledge on how to detect corrosion in electrical systems, tips on reducing the risk of barn fires and a summary of available resources.

Vicki Hilborn is the Engineering Program Coordinator for the Ontario Ministry of Agricultural, Food and Rural Affairs.  She coordinates the Reducing the Risk of Barn Fires Advisory Panel which brings key stakeholders (such as fire department, livestock groups, insurance companies, chief building officials and ministries/agencies) together to discuss how to reduce the number of barn fires in Ontario.  She has been with OMAFRA since 2015.

 

President's Message - September 2018

Dear CAFI Members,

In speaking with CAFI members over the past few weeks I’ve noticed that maybe due to the length of my president’s messages, CAFI training news and happenings is not being disseminated.  I will thus attempt to make my message brief and to the point in the hopes that our news and events are better communicated to the greater membership.

 

Webinar: Arc Mapping, one of the four sources of information in Origin Determination, June 27, 2018

Join us on June 27th for an Upcoming CAFI Webinar on Arc Mapping, one of the four sources of information in Origin Determination with host Join Jason D’Ornellas, Electrical Engineer and Managing Partner at Roar Engineering in a review of the techniques of arc mapping, with case studies, utilizing arc mapping in fire investigations. Date: Wed, June 27, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT - REGISTER

January 2018 Training Initiative – Educational Partnership with Laurentian University for NFPA1033

The CAFI National Board of Directors is excited to announce a new and innovative forensic fire investigation training program in partnership with the Faculty of Forensic Sciences at Laurentian University, in Sudbury, Ontario. This university level training is a dynamic four course program providing successful graduates with a Statement of Professional Learning Certificate (SPL) Specialization in Fire Scene Management and Investigation.