Oakville. Fire Department

Site: South Service Rd W

Service: Public Fire Safety Education

Record #: OAK4287
Last Full Update: 14 Nov 2023

Contact Information

Office Phone 905-338-4404
Fax 905-815-2023
Website www.oakville.ca/home-environment/fire-safety/fire-outreach-events/
Social Media Facebook Facebook, LinkedIn LinkedIn, Twitter Twitter, YouTube YouTube
Primary Contact Glenn Barwell, Public Education/Special Projects Officer, Fire Prevention Division; Phone: 905-815-2022; Email: glenn.barwell@oakville.ca
Alternate Contact Alicia Petz, Public Education/Special Projects Officer, Fire Prevention Division; Phone: 05-845-6601 ext 5281; Email: alicia.petz@oakville.ca

Agency Information

Primary Executive Gary Laframboise, Chief Fire Prevention Officer, Fire Prevention Division; Phone: 905-815-2008; Email: gary.laframboise@oakville.ca
Alternate Executive Max Bertling, Assistant Chief Fire Prevention Officer, Fire Prevention Division; Phone: 905-845-6601 ext 3048; Email: max.bertling@oakville.ca
Funding City / Town

Description and Service Details

Description (Service)

The Public Education Office of the Oakville Fire Department is responsible for fire safety education. 
Programs and events are offered throughout the year include:
Fire safety in the workplace

  • presentations on Fire Safety topics are delivered by staff to industrial or office locations upon request  

School education programs

  • available when requested by teachers
  • staff will attend schools and provide an education lesson to children
  • focus is on grades 4 & 5, however staff are available for younger ages and teenage groups/classes 

Cooking for Teens Fire Safety program 
Fire safety education for older adults

  • a fire safety officer will attend a variety of seniors groups and locations with messages prepared specifically for this group 

Fire safety for multicultural groups in the community

  • contact the office for special presentations for groups from a variety of ethnic backgrounds

Home Fire Safety Awareness program

  • involves visiting homeowners and discussing fire hazards in the home

Station tours

  • are available to the community for school children, Beavers, Girl Guides and Boy Scouts

  • each year, attempts are made to heighten public awareness of fire safety by hosting a Kick-Off to Fire Prevention Week
  • look for this event taking place in Oakville at the end of September

Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm

Areas Served Oakville
Eligibility Ages: 5 year(s) and up 
For booked station tours

Phone for further information

Languages English
Fees None

Site Information

Site Location Prevention Office in the portable building
Located In Community Oakville
Address & Map
Oakville Fire Department Prevention/Training Campus
1144 South Service Rd W
Oakville, ON L6L 5T7
View Google Map
Intersection Fourth Line and South Service Rd
Mailing Address c/o Fire Department 
1225 Trafalgar Rd 
Oakville, ON L6H 0H3
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Categories and Classification

Service Categories Fire Prevention Information

Agency Overview

Locations for this Service

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