Fort Erie Hires Jeremy Inglis as New Deputy Fire Chief

Media Release (June 19, 2017) On July 17, 2017, the Town of Fort Erie will welcome its new Deputy Fire Chief Jeremy Inglis.   With almost a decade of experience as an active firefighter and training officer, Inglis will be a great addition to the Fort Erie Fire and Emergency Services team.

“When we started the candidate search, we were looking for someone who is not only an experienced firefighter but is also passionate about safety and able to instill that passion into our new and experienced firefighters,” said Fire Chief Ed Melanson.

Currently a Training Officer with the City of Niagara Falls Fire Department, Inglis began his firefighting career in 2008 as a volunteer with the Hamilton Fire Department, eventually rising to the rank of Captain at Station No. 24. In addition to participating in over 25 emergency and leadership training programs, he is also an active member on the Niagara Regional Police Services’ Anti-Human Trafficking panel. Among his many accreditations, Inglis is a Certified Fire Officer, Fire Service Instructor and Incident Safety Officer.

“Jeremy’s experience, energy and leadership skills make him a great addition to our Fire and Emergency Services team,” said Tom Kuchyt, CAO.

Council will consider a by-law at their regular meeting on July 17, 2017, to make the appointment official.

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Contact: Janine Tessmer, Communications Advisor
Phone: 905-871-1600, ext. 2217


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