Assistant Deputy Fire Chief Gary Bridge
Gary Bridge grew up with a passion for assisting others. After completing his Undergraduate Degree and Master in Occupational Therapy at Western University, he worked several years as an Occupational Therapist before moving into various leadership positions with the City of London’s Human Resources Department. With his passion for helping others and the Fire Service, he joined the London Fire Department leading up the Fire Prevention Division as the Deputy Chief, and working as a Firefighter in Middlesex Centre. Most recently, Gary has taken on the role as the Assistant Deputy Chief for the London Fire Department with responsibilities for Health, Wellness and Promotion where he has been instrumental in implementing many initiatives aimed at reducing the impacts of the many hazards that exist within the fire service. Chief Bridge’s commitment is to do everything possible to make sure all of employees go home safely to their families and live a long and healthy life.