Oakville Fire Administration

The head of the town's fire department is the director of emergency planning and fire services (Fire Chief). The administration staff is comprised of three deputy fire chiefs and two support staff. Each deputy chief is responsible for a specific area within the department including operations, emergency management and preparedness, and training and prevention. 



Fire Chief

Vision statement: To minimize or eliminate injuries, loss of life and property from natural, technological or human-caused events.

Mission statement: To provide emergency response through a range of services to protect the lives, property and environment of the inhabitants of Oakville from the adverse effects of fires, sudden medical and non-medical emergencies including but not limited to exposure to dangerous conditions brought on by natural, technological or human caused events.

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Brian R. Durdin
Oakville Fire Department
1225 Trafalgar Road
Oakville, ON L6H 0H3
tel: 905-815-6051
fax: 905-338-4403
bdurdin@oakville.ca



Deputy Fire Chief — Emergency Management and Preparedness

The deputy fire chief responsible for the Town of Oakville's emergency management and preparedness, and special projects.

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Andy Glynn
Oakville Fire Department
1225 Trafalgar Road
Oakville, ON L6H 0H3
tel: 905-338-4251
fax: 905-338-4403
aglynn@oakville.ca



Deputy Fire Chief — Training and Prevention

The deputy fire chief responsible for the continuous training and upgrading to ensure competency and proficiency of all personnel; as well as fire prevention inspections and public education.

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George Birtig
Oakville Fire Department
1144 South Service Road
Oakville, ON L6L 5T7
tel: 905-845-6601, ext. 3672
fax: 905-847-1210
gbirtig@oakville.ca



Deputy Fire Chief — Operations

The deputy fire chief responsible for the day to day operation of the fire suppression/rescue division.

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Paul Boissonneault
Oakville Fire Department
1225 Trafalgar Road
Oakville, ON L6H 0H3
tel: 905-815-6062
fax: 905-338-4403