Fire & Emergency Services

​Chatham-Kent Fire & Emergency Services is an all-hazards community safety department with the responsibility to care for the community through prevention, public education and response.

CKFES encompasses Fire Services, Emergency Medical Services and Emergency Management.  Careful coordination and overlap in all three key areas make for a well-integrated and effective public safety and pre-hospital health care service. 

For information on Open Burn Permits, please visit the Permits section of our website.

Administrative Staff

Fire Chief - Chris Case 
Chief of Operations - John Praill 
Chief of Logistics - Adam Walters
Chief of Prevention & Community Safety - Ken Labonte 
Chief of Training & Safety - Sean McRoberts

Administrative Support Staff

Executive Assistant - Amy Blair 
Administrative Assistant - Kass Cerda
Administrative Assistant - Kerry McDonald

Need Assistance?

Contact us:


Phone: 519-436-3270