Deputy Fire Chief Ed Thiessen

Fire Chief Ed Thiessen

Fire Chief Thiessen began his career with the LaSalle Fire Service in 2002 and held the rank of Captain prior to his appointment to Deputy Fire Chief in 2012. In April 2021 he was appointed Fire Chief. Read the Message from the Chief.


Fire Chief Dave Sutton

Deputy Fire Chief Rick Malott

Deputy Chief Malott started his firefighting career with Amherstburg Fire and joined Essex Fire and Rescue Services in 2008.  He quickly moved through the ranks of firefighter, Captain, District Chief, Assistant Deputy Chief and Deputy Chief. We welcomed Deputy Chief Malott to LaSalle Fire Service in March 2021.


Captain and Fire Prevention Officer Mike Wiley

Captain and Fire Prevention Officer Mike Wiley

Captain Wiley joined the LaSalle Fire Service team as a volunteer firefighter in 2003 and promoted to Acting Company Officer/Volunteer Captain in 2011. He was then hired into a full-time firefighter position in 2012. Mike became the successful candidate for the Captain/Fire Prevention Officer position in February 2018.


Training Instructor Justin Price
Training Officer Justin Price

Captain Price joined the LaSalle Fire Service team as a volunteer firefighter in 2008 and was promoted to the full-time position of Training Instructor in 2018 and Captain/Training Officer in 2020.


Administrative Assistant to the Fire Chief Sue Nantais

Sue Nantais, Administrative Assistant to the Fire Chief 

Sue became a valuable addition to our administrative team in 2011 and assists in all aspects of fire service and emergency planning administration.