Town of Oakville appoints Jeremy Inglis as Deputy Fire Chief of Training and Support Services

Tuesday, July 09, 2024

Seasoned fire services professional, Jeremy Inglis, has been appointed Deputy Fire Chief of Training and Support Services for the Oakville Fire department effective July 22, 2024.  

Inglis brings more than 16 years of experience in the fire service. Most recently, he held the position of Deputy Fire Chief with Central York Fire Services (CYFS) where he oversaw fire prevention, fleet and station maintenance. His leadership in the CYFS Community Risk Assessment Process, the joint health and safety committee, and commitment to diversity and inclusion are key assets to Oakville. 

During the last 16 years, Inglis has grown within the fire services across various municipal and regional governments, including at Hamilton, Niagara Falls and Fort Erie. He was also instrumental in the advancement of training aligned with the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) standards in all previous organizations and has served on the Executive for the Ontario Association of Fire Chiefs for the past four years. 

Participating as a key member of Oakville Fire department’s senior fire management team, Inglis will be responsible for leading the training and development practice, dispatch communications and fleet maintenance, and upholding high standards. He will also develop and deliver effective departmental policies and programs including training operations, information technology, financial matters, employee and labour relations, performance measurements and administrative systems.   

Fire and rescue services in Oakville are delivered by more than 250 full-time personnel. The Oakville Fire department is staffed 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to ensure the safety of Oakville residents and visitors. The Oakville Fire department operates from nine station locations as well as the Oakville Training Campus for Emergency Excellence.

For more information about fire services, visit our Fire Department page.


“Council welcomes Jeremy Inglis to the Town of Oakville. Fire and emergency services are vital to public safety, and we look forward to working with him to serve the people of Oakville.”

- Mayor Rob Burton

“Oakville Fire is excited to welcome Jeremy Inglis to our dedicated and diverse team of fire services professionals. His vast experience in fire training operations, program development and strategic planning will be valuable to the town in implementing the Fire Master Plan and other priorities.”

- Oakville Fire Chief Paul Boissonneault