New Fires - New Tactics

"As modern furnishings and construction methods lead to bigger, more aggressive fires, a wealth of new research is leading the fire service to reexamine fundamental practices for fighting residential fires".

                                                                            by Jesse Roman


Click on this link to read the entire article www.nfpa.org/firetactics




PEI Firefighter Association has acquired a wake and funeral package that is available for loan to any Island Fire Department.


The package consists of:


·         Three flagpoles and stands

·         Canadian Flag

·         Province of PEI flag

·         PEI Firefighter Association Flag

·         Three color carrying belts carriers for flagpoles

·         Two 36” chrome Pick Head axes


These items are for free to use at Fire Department request just contact the association and  to arrange to pick them up.


The PEI Firefighter Association also has Canadian coffin flags available at cost price to Island fire departments.


For procedures in conducting a firefighter wake or funeral The PEI Firefighter Association suggest following the Canadian Association of Fire Chiefs Red Book Funeral Procedures which are available to download here. PEI Fire Service Wake And Funeral Guide.


These procedures will give you a general overview.  Equipment and procedures can be adapted depending on family and department wishes.


Funeral Flag Array



Street Address                                

68 Miles Boulter Drive

Miltonvale Park, PE

C1E 0Y0

Mailing Address 

P.O. 1173

Charlottetown, PE

C1A 7M8


School Phone # 902-569-7660

Chief Training Officer Miles Boulter - 902-393-1881





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