What Is FIRE K9.ORG?
Fire K9.org is a nonprofit public benefit CA corporation founded in 2009, to support and promote the use of professional independent canine accelerant detection teams on an international level. Our organization is funded solely by member dues, sponsors, and donations.
Our certified handlers and their canine partners –sometimes referred to as “arson dogs” – are located in the US, Canada and Europe. They assist fire departments, investigators, law enforcement agencies, and arson task forces engaged in the investigation and control of arson. Trained to detect ignitable liquids, our fire canines search burned buildings, vehicles, vessels, wild land or other suspicious fires and alert their handlers when they find traces of accelerants.
FireK9.org develops and hosts training and proficiency programs for our members to achieve greater competence through the exchange of practical, technical and scientific information involving accelerant detection, canine health, and research.
Members of Fire K9.org help combat crime and reduce the threat of arson by offering canine accelerant detection demonstrations and conducting arson awareness discussions, and fire prevention education programs in their home communities.
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Congratulations to our newest
Certified Fire K9.org Accelerant
Detection K9 Teams:
Steve Chapman and K9 Cinder (TX)
Linda Phelps and K9 Rafa & K9 Trevor (WA)
Eileen Porter and K9 Addie & K9 Rafa (WA)
Jeff Santos and K9 Chip (CA)
Daryl Schoeppner and K9 Ashes (CA)
Bill Whitaker and K9 Kodiak (CA)
Next Fire K9.org
Annual Conference & Certification
October 23-25, 2017
Holiday Inn Express - Napa Valley
American Canyon, CA
2017 Fire K9.org Board of Directors
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FireK9.org welcomes new memberships throughout the year. Support our Fire K9 teams and join as an Active or Associate Member. You do not have to be a K9 handler to join.
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Fire K9.org is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization and welcomes your donations. We are funded by membership dues and donations from individuals, businesses and charitable foundations. Can we count on you to help support our Fire K9 teams?
We accept personal checks and Visa or MC credit cards. Checks made payable to Fire K9.org may be sent to us at PO Box 71, St Helena, CA 94574, or you can click on the link below to donate online. We will send you a donation receipt for your tax records.
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