Contact Information
Office Phone 905-338-4404
Fax 905-815-2023
Website www.oakville.ca/residents/fire-education.html
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/townofoakville
RSS RSS: www.oakville.ca/townhall/rss-feeds.html
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/townofoakville
YouTube YouTube: www.youtube.com/user/TownofOakvilleTV
Primary Contact Glenn Barwell, Public Education/Special Projects Officer; Phone: 905-815-2022; Email: glenn.barwell@oakville.ca
Alternate Contact Secretary, Fire Prevention Division
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
 
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Intersection Fourth Line and South Service Rd
Mailing Address c/o Fire Department 
1225 Trafalgar Rd 
Oakville, ON L6H 0H3
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Agency Information
Legal Status (10) Local Government
Primary Executive Gary Laframboise, Chief Fire Prevention Officer, Fire Prevention Division; Phone: 905-815-2008; Email: gary.laframboise@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. 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
Hours Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm
Areas Served Oakville
Eligibility Ages: 5 year(s) and up 
 
for booked station tours
Application Not applicable
Languages English
Fees None
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Fire Services
Other Details
Resources pamphlets/videos on fire and life safety are available for borrowing from the Fire Prevention Office, Fire Stations or pamphlet display at Oakville Public Library

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