Muskoka Lakes Appoints New Fire Chief

Ryan Murrell will also assume the role of Community Emergency Management Coordinator June 3rd

Ryan Murrell is named the new Fire Chief and Community Emergency Management Coordinator for the Township of Muskoka Lakes

Ryan Murrell

Murrell’s experience includes teaching, leading and working in fire operations for over 15 years in Dryden.

Muskoka Lakes Mayor Phil Harding

“I am excited to have Ryan join our fire department as Fire Chief. His progressive thinking, dedication to training and appreciation for safety of our firefighters and residents will balance nicely with our community and the new management team at Muskoka Lakes including our new CAO and Director of Public Works.”

Mayor Phil Harding

Interim Fire Chief Brad Bigrigg will return to his regular role with the Ontario Association of Fire Chiefs, providing fire advisory services to fire chiefs and municipal officials on May 29th.