Oakville. Fire Department

Site: South Service Rd W

Service: Fire Prevention Programs

Record #: OAK1187
Last Full Update: 26 Oct 2023

Contact Information

Office Phone 905-338-4404
Fax 905-815-2023
E-Mail fireprevention@oakville.ca
Website www.oakville.ca/home-environment/fire-safety/fire-prevention-safety/
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Primary Contact Gary Laframboise, Chief Fire Prevention Officer; Phone: 905-815-2008; Email: gary.laframboise@oakville.ca
Alternate Contact Max Bertling, Assistant Chief Fire Prevention Officer; Phone: 905-845-6601 ext 3048; Email: max.bertling@oakville.ca

Agency Information

Funding City / Town - Town of Oakville

Description and Service Details

Description (Service)

Responsible for public fire safety education, inspection duties, fire investigation, code enforcement and plans review 
Provide fire prevention education through fire safety presentations to industry, businesses, organizations and community groups 
Fire Prevention Programs include:

Learn Not To Burn

  • a children's safety education program 

Arson Prevention Program for Children (TAPP-C):

  • offers support for families with children who play with fire 
  • all calls are strictly confidential 

Home Fire Safety Awareness

  • educates residents about the importance of fire safety in the home 

Sparky the Fire Dog

  • makes fire prevention fun for kids


  • for recreational events federal law permits sale of fireworks just seven days prior to Victoria Day and Canada Day celebrations 
  • the Town of Oakville bylaw requires that any groups wishing to hold public displays obtain permission from the Fire Prevention Division to whom application in writing should be made one week prior to the event

Open Air Burning

  • Contact Fire Prevention for Open air burning fire permits
  • Office Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm
  • Fire Prevention Week in Oct
Areas Served Oakville
Eligibility No restrictions

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Languages English
Fees None - public education programs are provided free of charge

Site Information

Located In Community Oakville
Address & Map
Fire Prevention Division / Fire Training Campus
1144 South Service Rd W
Oakville, ON L6L 5T7
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Intersection Fourth Line and Speers Rd
Physical Access Fully Accessible

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