Chief Laing provided an introduction to the new Deputy Chief, Jeremy Inglis who is a certified Incident Safety Officer, a Director with the Ontario Association of Fire Chiefs and presently serves as an alternate CEMC (Community Emergency Management Coordinator). Academically, he holds a Mechanical Engineering Technology Diploma, numerous qualifications and certificates in various NFPA disciplines and leadership training. He is also presently completing his Bachelors Degree in Business Administration.
Deputy Inglis has experience in career, composite and volunteer fire departments, most recently coming from Fort Erie where he has reflected an unmatched commitment to serving the community and its most vulnerable citizens. Given his experience with both the suppression division and support services, he will initially join us in the Support Services portfolio. He will be leading the Fire Prevention Division and be heavily involved with the construction of our new Fire Station (Station 4-5), budget process, fleet, equipment, facility procurement and maintenance.