Brant County Honours Deputy District Fire Chief Prior to Passing

BRANT COUNTY: Brant County Fire Department’s Deputy District Chief, Robert Phillips, passed away after a battle with cancer on April 7th.


Phillips served for the past eleven years with the Brant County Fire Department and leaves behind his wife, Kelly, and two children, Lauryn and Luke.

We are so grateful for Rob’s contribution to the Fire Services and the community. He will be greatly missed by the entire Fire team. We extend our sincere condolences to his family and friends. Our community has lost a hero.”

Geoff Hayman, Brant County Fire Chief

As a gesture of love and support, the county organized an Emergency Services Drive Salute past Phillip’s house. Over one hundred vehicles participated in the procession and displayed signs of encouragement and support from the vehicles.

“It was a heartwarming event to see so many of our sisters and brothers show up to support Rob. We have each other’s backs through the good and the hard times.”

Brent Cain, District Chief of Airport Station