Firefighter charged after alleged altercation with Halton EMS staff at Oakville hotel

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Published October 12, 2023 at 11:09 am

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An Oakville firefighter is facing multiple charges after an alleged on-duty altercation with two Halton EMS staff members.

In the early morning hours of Sunday (Oct. 8), Halton EMS staff responded to a call at a hotel room in Oakville and requested the assistance of the Oakville Fire Department.

During the call, an alleged altercation took place between two Halton EMS staff members and a member of the Oakville Fire Department.

Halton Regional police were contacted and conducted an investigation into the incident.

On Tuesday (Oct. 10), police arrested Brett Eyers, 52, of Oakville. Eyers has been charged with two counts of assault. The accused was released from custody pending a court date in Milton.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to contact the 2 District Criminal Investigations Bureau at 905-825-4777, ext. 2216.

Tips can also be submitted anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or through their website at www.haltoncrimestoppers.ca.

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