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.
When you switch to daylight savings time on Sunday, March 8, replace the batteries in your smoke and CO alarms.
Make it stop!
Smoke alarms can activate from a toaster, an open oven door or steam from a shower. This is called a nuisance alarm.
Winter safety tips
Ensure all entry and exits in your home are cleared from snow to ensure you can get out in case of fire.
- Make sure all windows are not frozen in case you need to use them to escape.
- Assist the fire department by keeping the hydrant near your home clear of snow in case it is needed, it can be located.
Remember 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, please review the Ontario Fire Association Winter Fire Safety Tips videos that teaches what to do if you fall through the ice.
Clothes dryer safety tips
A leading cause of clothes dryer fires is the lack of dryer maintenance. Check out these safety tips to help avoid a dryer fire in your home.