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Media Release: Fire Services - December 11, 2017

Monday December 11th, 2017

Media Release              
For Immediate Release
December 11, 2017 

FIRE SERVICES

The Township of North Huron and the Fire Department of North Huron are pleased to announce that outstanding issues have been resolved.  Effective immediately, the Fire Department of North Huron will resume full emergency services and the Township of North Huron has committed to engage the Fire Department of North Huron in future decisions related to the fire department.           

The Township of North Huron also wishes to announce that Deputy Fire Chiefs Matt Townsend and Chad Kregar will assume the duties and responsibilities of the Director of Emergency and Fire Services (Fire Chief) until a permanent replacement has been hired.  The Township of North Huron also wishes to announce the appointment of Mark Alderman as Principal of the Emergency Services Training Centre effective immediately.        

On November 24, 2017 former Chief Ladner resigned as Director of Fire and Emergency Services effective December 11th. 

North Huron Reeve Neil Vincent stated “The Township of North Huron truly values and appreciates the work of the Fire Department of North Huron.  North Huron Council is very pleased the situation has been resolved to the satisfaction of both parties.”

FDNH personnel are pleased with the common ground resolved and a positive outcome for our community. 

Media Contacts:

Dwayne Evans, CAO   
519-357-3550  Ext 124  
  Vincent, Reeve 
519-357-2336
Deputy Chief Matt Townsend        
519-525-7392     
  Deputy Chief Chad Kregar 
519-357-0543