Les Karpluk

Les Karpluk is a fire service expert with almost 40 years of experience in emergency services. Starting his career in the Prince Albert Fire Department in 1982 and retiring in 2014, Les held a few positions within the fire department including Battalion Chief, Deputy Chief, and Fire Chief for over 8 years. In 2009 Les was recognized by the Canadian Association of Fire Chiefs as the Full-time Career Chief of the Year.

Les has worked with EMG conducting fire service reviews from 2014 to the present and is currently the Fire Chief for the Waskesiu Fire Department by Parks Canada.