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!

Website Change December 1st

We are in the process of changing our web site. Our web address will remain the same going forward, however for the month of December our web address will change to Our next event in December will be pay at the door due to this change.

How users log in will also be different, and the member’s centre will not be available when we first make the change. Thanks for your patience during this change over.

December 2018 One Day Training Event

This is a  one day seminar providing a practical guide to fire scene photography, and a discussion / orientation of the discussing and sharing information between all parties on a fire scene. The seminar includes lunch and is intended for all fire, police, and insurance individuals who are involved in on-scene fire investigation. 

WHEN: Dec 6th, 2018

10:00 – 10:30     Doors open, coffee and registration

10:30 – 12:00     Fire Scene Photography – Overview of equipment, lighting, aspect, and angles used in fire scene and evidence documentation  (Presented by Forensic Ident Specialists)

12:00 – 13:00     Lunch

13:00 – 14:30     Litigation and Legal aspects of Information Sharing on the Fire Scene – Freedom of Information Act, Liabilities and Duties when providing and receiving witness information at the fire scene. Presented by John Kim, Lindsey LLP.

Cost is $100 for members, $130 for non-members. 

Payment at the door by cash, credit, or cheque. Chapter membership registration available for non-members for no extra cost.

Please RSVP to so we can ensure everyone gets lunch!