Fire Department

The Oakville Fire Department provides fire protection services to our community.

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The Oakville Fire Department provides fire suppression and emergency response.

  • Call 9-1-1 in an emergency such as a fire or other life threatening situation. 
  • For after-hours non-emergency fire inquiries, call 905-637-8253.
  • Social media (Not for emergencies. Not monitored 24/7.)

Oakville Fire Department

Our services include:

Learn more about our how our services will continue to meet the needs of our growing community by visiting the Fire Master Plan page.

Fire administration

The head of the town's fire department is the director of emergency planning and fire services, also known as the Fire Chief.

The administration staff is made up of deputy fire chiefs and support staff. 

Each deputy chief is responsible for a specific area within the department including Operations, Community risk reduction, Training and Emergency management, and Special projects.

tel: 905-815-6062
fax: 905-338-4403
Email Chief Boissonneault

Fire Chief

Paul Boissonneault

Responsible for providing emergency response to protect the lives, property and environment of the inhabitants of Oakville from the adverse effects of fires and other emergencies brought on by natural, technological or human caused events.

1225 Trafalgar Road
Oakville, Ontario

tel: 905-815-6051
fax: 905-338-4403
Email Deputy Chief Boyer

Deputy Fire Chief

Dan Boyer

Responsible for the day-to-day operations of the fire suppression/rescue division, which also includes fleet management.

1225 Trafalgar Road
Oakville, Ontario

tel: 905-845-6601, ext. 3672
fax: 905-338-4403
Email Deputy Chief Boys

Deputy Fire Chief

Andrew Boys

Responsible for training and emergency management, as well as digital and technological departmental advancements, including dispatch communications.  

1225 Trafalgar Road
Oakville, Ontario

tel: 905-845-6601, ext. 4399
fax: 905-847-1210
Email Deputy Chief Rajgopalan

Deputy Fire Chief

Kalpana Rajgopalan

Responsible for community risk reduction, which includes fire prevention code enforcement and inspections, public education, stakeholder engagement, and also elements of emergency management program compliance.

1144 South Service Road
Oakville, Ontario

Training facilities

Located at 1144 South Service Road West, the training campus is a state-of-the-art facility, designed to train and improve the skills of firefighters.

The six-acre facility features:

  • Live burn training tower
  • Firefit/Firefighter Combat Challenge tower
  • Rope rescue tower
  • Drager System 64 Exterior Propane live fire simulators
  • Hydro rescue area
  • Auto-extrication pad
  • Below grade hydro vault
  • Confined space props
  • SCBA confidence maze
  • Driver training area
  • Realistic streetscape (traffic lights/signs/rail crossing etc.)
  • Water rescue pond
  • Rehabilitation area
  • Three classrooms

Simulations allow firefighters to gain real-life experience in a controlled setting. Possible simulations available at this facility include:

  • Firefighting and rescue
  • Technical rope rescue
  • Water and ice rescue
  • Auto extrication
  • Confined space rescue
  • Hazardous materials response
  • Emergency medical

Fire and emergency services, accredited educational institutions and local businesses interested in renting this facility:

Contact Paul Hollingshead by email at or call 905-847-3666.


For more information about fire prevention, to book an inspection or a public education event, contact: