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.
No ice is safe ice!
Conditions on all ice can change in an instant. Heed warning messages and stay off frozen waterways if possible. If a situation puts you in danger, this video teaches you what to do if you fall through the ice.
Visit our Emergency Preparedness page for information on what to do in an emergency and extreme weather conditions.
Up in smoke
Town of Oakville Fire Master Plan
Oakville Fire Department is developing a Fire Master Plan to ensure that fire services meet the needs of our growing community. This plan will guide the town's fire department for the next five to ten years in providing effective and efficient fire protection and emergency services.
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. The mandatory CO Law enforcement date for residential buildings with less than six suites was April 15, 2015.
Many Ontario households have on average 4 to 6 fuel-burning appliances that produce carbon monoxide. Open the carbon monoxide safety checklist (pdf 122 kB).
Open Air Burning
Flying lanterns pose a potential fire hazard due to the uncontrolled and unpredictable flight path. For more information and safety concerns on flying lanterns contact our Fire Prevention Division at 905-338-4404 or open the Fire Marshal's Communique.