Tim P. Jenkins CFI, CFEI, CVFI, CFII, CCFI-C, WETT
Senior Fire Origin & Cause Investigator
Tim P. Jenkins, CFI, CFEI, CVFI, CFII, CCFI-C, WETT is a lifelong resident of Charlottetown, PEI. Tim obtained his Fire Service Administration credentials in 2009 from Dalhousie University and has worked in Atlantic Canada since that time.
Tim began a career in technology where he started a computer consulting business before joining Sulcus Hospitality based in Phoenix Arizona in the early 1990’s. In 1994 Tim returned to PEI to open a franchised retail computer stores in Charlottetown and Halifax.
Tim started his fire service career with the Charlottetown Fire Department as a volunteer in 1988. His love of firefighting has evolved through paid unionized positions prior moving into the Fire Investigation field. For more than 30 years Tim has been a member of the Charlottetown Fire Department and currently holds the position of Ladder Company Captain.
Tim held the position of President of Prince Edward Island Firefighters Association from 2009 to 2013 where he spearheaded the development of enhanced training for Island Firefighters and successfully developed and completed over $1M in enhancement to the training facilities. During his tenure he also developed and Island wide medical first responder system and directed a complete restructuring of the 911 service. Tim continues to serve as an advisor and managing the Medical First Responder and Provincial Coroners Transport programs.
While developing his career in Fire Investigation at the Nova Scotia Firefighters School and abroad, Tim spent several years volunteering with the Prince Edward Island Fire Marshal’s Office to develop his hands on experience as a relief Fire Investigator and continues to consult on a casual basis.
Tim joined the Forensic Engineering firm of Contrast Engineering in 2010 as a Fire Investigator and Branch Manager for PEI. Tim has completed more than 580 fire and explosion investigations in all four Atlantic provinces over the past 10 years.
Tim lives in Charlottetown with his wife Karla and their 2 girls, Samantha, Jamie, and their appropriately named dog Cinder. In his spare time Tim enjoys spending time with family, travelling, photography and doing what his wife tells him to do…
Tim can be reached at:
902.835.2175 ext. 3