Our Certified Canine Fire Investigation team can assist our clients in determine if ignitable liquids were or were not present at the time of a fire.
The Accelerant Detection Canine team consists of Jeff Lunder and Canine “Eza”. Jeff is certified as an accelerant K9 handler though the Canine Accelerant Detection Association (CADA). He is a member of Canine Accelerant Detection Association (CADA), Jeff retired after 35 years service with the Red Deer Fire Department as a Platoon Chief. He managed 35 firefighters and was required as an Incident Manager at all major scenes. Jeff was tasked with implementation of Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) including the Incident Command System, Fire Ground Operations, and Aerial Apparatus Operations. He has been training dogs since 1975 and has been a member of the Canadian Kennel Club for over 30 years.
Canine “Eza” is a 36-month-old Czechoslovakian bred German Shepherd acquired from the RCMP Canine Training Services. She is trained to locate and passively indicate for the presence of the odour of ignitable liquids in structures, vehicles, on persons, clothing or outdoors. “Eza” completed her training (certified) in September 2015.