Call 911 in an emergency such as a fire or other life threatening situation.
For after-hours non-emergency fire inquiries, call 905-637-8253.
Smoke alarms and CO alarms save lives.
It is the law in Ontario to have working smoke alarms and carbon monoxide alarms in your house and cottage.
Put a FREEZE on winter fires.
Home fires occur more in winter than any other season.
- Half of all home heating fires occur in the months of December, January and February.
- Heating equipment is involved in one in every seven reported home fires and one in every six home fire deaths.
- Keep anything that can burn at least three feet from any heat source like fireplaces, woodstoves, radiators, or space heaters.
- Keep portable generators outside, away from windows and as far away as possible from your house.
- Install and test carbon monoxide alarms at least once a month.
- Have a qualified professional clean and inspect your chimney and vents every year.
- Store cooled ashes in a tightly covered metal container, and keep it outside at least ten feet from your home and any nearby buildings.
- Plug only one heat producing appliance, such as a space heater into an electrical outlet at a time.
2014 firefighter calendar
2014 calendars are now on sale. You can purchase calendars at the Fire Administration office located in Town Hall, order them online for pick-up or have them shipped to your address.