Brent Brooks is an Acting District Chief for the Toronto Fire Services with 29 years of service. Brent’s 31-year career in firefighting began at Pearson International Airport, and continued working with the De Havilland and Bombardier Aero Space Crash Fire Rescue teams. Brent is a proud retired member of the Canadian Armed Forces.
Brent's High Rise Unit assignment has enabled him to enhance Toronto's High-Rise Operations through innovative research and development, their Incident Management System and operational training.
Brent is a proponent of best practices in the fire service and has specialized in high-rise firefighting. He has served on various committees and has been a speaker at national and international engagements in Great Britain, Dubai, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, and the USA. Brent founded the High-Rise Round Table in Toronto, hosted the Toronto and Montreal High-Rise Summit, and is…