Springwater taps Jeff Kirk as newest Fire Chief

Orillia's Deputy Chief making the move in early March

Springwater has a new Fire Chief.

The Springwater Fire & Emergency Service has announced that Jeff Kirk has been hired as the newest Director of Fire and Emergency Services. Kirk brings his extensive firefighting experience to the table, having worked in areas including fire investigation, emergency management, and hazardous materials.

No stranger to the area, Kirk has worked with Fire Services at CFB Borden, the Township of Essa, and most recently as Deputy Fire Chief with the City of Orillia.

“Jeff brings a wealth of experience to this vital position,” says Jeff Schmidt, CAO of the Township of Springwater. “I am confident in his ability to lead our Fire Department forward as our municipality continues to grow and change.”

Kirk will take up the reins as of March 2nd, 2020.