The Town of Caledon appoints Acting Fire Chief

Darryl Bailey

The Town of Caledon appoints Acting Fire Chief

Caledon’s Deputy Fire Chief, Operations, Darryl Bailey has been named Acting Fire Chief. This appointment follows the retirement announcement of Caledon’s Fire Chief, David Forfar.

Bailey has worked full time with Caledon Fire & Emergency Services since 2003, following positons as a firefighter in Markham, Welland and Mississauga. He is a certified Municipal Manager with over 20 years practical experience in fire suppression, fire prevention and emergency management.

“Please join us in extending our congratulations to Deputy Bailey on this appointment,” said Mayor of Caledon, Allan Thompson.

In his role as Acting Fire Chief, Bailey will be responsible for the overall organization, operation and administration of the Fire & Emergency Services division and the Community Emergency Management Program. He will be coordinating, leading and directing the duties of the Town’s fire service.

About Caledon and Fire and Emergency Services

Caledon Fire & Emergency Services is dedicated to providing effective, efficient, safe and professional fire protection to the residents of Caledon. Caledon Fire & Emergency Services continues to grow and evolve from its roots when it was created during municipal restructuring in 1974, and is currently a composite Fire service with over 275 volunteer fire fighters and 34 career staff. Caledon Fire maintains a fire safe community through effective, efficient, safe and prompt emergency incident response, and through the provision of Public Education and Community Outreach programs.

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