Fire
Fire protection in the Township is provided by a fire station, 3 fire vehicles and 22 volunteers. The Township enjoys the added protection of an Automatic Aid Fire Protection Agreement with the Town of Renfrew, Greater Madawaska Township and Whitewater Region Township. The Fire Department also provides First Response to the Township of North Algona Wilberforce. The Fire Department provides service for 2,800 residents.

Non-Emergency Numbers:
Fire Chief - Kevin VanWoezik (613) 649-2541
Deputy Fire Chief - Bill McHale (613) 649-2598

Station:
Douglas Fire Station, 5226 Queen Street, Douglas ON.

Fire Permits:
To obtain a Fire Permit, please contact Fire Chief Kevin VanWoezik Monday – Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at
613-281-1997 (Cell) or 613 649-2541 (Home)
All residents are reminded that anyone setting or allowing an open-air fire is required to obtain an Open Air Fire Permit from the Douglas Fire Department. Set fines under the Provincial Offences Act have now been established for anyone who violates the Open Air Burning By-Law No. 2015-35.
Click here for Fire Permit Notice

Smoke Alarms - It's the Law:
Under the Ontario Fire Code, “Every Home in Ontario must have a working smoke alarm on every storey and outside all sleeping areas.” Statistics show that smoke alarms save lives.

Open Air Burning:
By-Law #2015-35
Applicable Fines


 
 

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