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Organization: Oakville. Fire Department - Fire Prevention Division / Fire Training Campus - Public Fire Safety Education  
Phone Numbers: 905-338-4404
Fax: 905-815-2023
Website: www.oakville.ca/residents/fire-education.html
Address:
c/o Fire Department
1225 Trafalgar Rd
Oakville, ON
L6H 0H3
Street
Address
:
Oakville Fire Department Prevention/Training Campus
1144 South Service Rd W
Oakville
 
Intersection: Fourth Line and South Service Rd
Location: Prevention Office in the portable building
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm
Executives: Gary Laframboise - Chief Fire Prevention Officer
Fire Prevention Division
905-815-2008 * gary.laframboise@oakville.ca
Contacts: Glenn Barwell - Public Education/Special Projects Officer
905-815-2022 * glenn.barwell@oakville.ca
- Secretary
Fire Prevention Division
Service Description: The Public Education Office of the Oakville Fire Department is responsible for fire safety education. There is a strong consensus in the fire service, that public education is the key to making communities safer from the perils of fire.

Several programs and events are offered throughout the year:

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

Fees: None
Application: Not applicable
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: for booked station tours
Languages: English
Area(s) Served:
Oakville  
See Also: Safety and Injury Prevention

This information was last completely updated on November 27, 2017

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