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Oakville Historical Society Speakers Night: History of the Oakville Fire Department

November 16, 2022 @ 7:20 pm - 9:00 pm

Rick Barrett: History of the OFD
Rick Barrett is a retired Captain with the Oakville Fire Department.

His career ran from April 1976 until retirement in May 2004.

Rick spent his career working at the different stations situated throughout Oakville, finishing as Captain on Ladder 232.

For one year, Rick was the first Public education officer for the OFD.

Hear about the early years of the OFD and the volunteers. Then the transition when Oakville started hiring full time in the early 60’s.

The equipment and changes that occurred over the years.

See pictures of the major fires that were fought in Oakville’s history.

What happens after dark at the Oakville Fire Department Museum?


November 16, 2022
7:20 pm - 9:00 pm


Oakville Historical Society
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St. John’s United Church, Oakville
262 Randall Street
Oakville, Ontario L6J 1P9 Canada
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