Fire Services

pdf fileWhitewater Region FMP
Final Report - Dec 20 2017
pdf fileOpen Air Burning
Open Air Burning Bylaw

The fire ban for Whitewater Region has now been lifted.  Campfires and open air burning are allowed with a valid burn permit available at  Agricultural burns must have approval from the fire chief or designate

Mission Statement

The Township of Whitewater Region Fire Service protects the lives and property of the citizens of and visitors to the Township.


1. That the Township of Whitewater Region assume a leadership role as an employer within the community in supporting its employees and other employers’ employees participating as volunteer firefighters including during normal business hours;

2. That the Township of Whitewater Region prioritize the delivery of ongoing health and safety training for all members of the fire department;

3. That the Township of Whitewater Region endorse the optimization of the first two lines of defence; including public education and prevention and the utilization of fire safety standards and enforcement, to provide a comprehensive fire protection program within the Township; and

4. That the Township of Whitewater Region endorse strategies that support the sustainability of fire protection services that provide an effective and efficient level of fire protection services resulting in the best value for the community.


The Township of Whitewater Region values our people and upholds the highest standards of integrity in our actions


The Whitewater Fire Department provides public education services as well as fire prevention activities; including request and complaint building inspections. Other fire protection services consist of fire suppression to all occupancies, including; residential, commercial, business, institutional, and industrial. The Whitewater Fire Department is a member of Renfrew County Mutual Aid and provides heavy rescue auto extrication services in the southern portion of the county.

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Provincial Fire Ban Updates

The MNRF lifted the restricted fire ban for Renfrew County on July 11th at 4pm. Whitewater Region will remain under a partial fire ban restricting open air and agricultural burns.  Campfires are allowed with a valid burn permit available...

Enbridge - Project Assist Funding

summary imageEnbridge Gas Assists Whitewater Region Fire Department in Supporting Firefighter Training Whitewater Region, March 1, 2022 – Enbridge Gas is helping Whitewater Region Fire Department purchase firefighting training materials, through Safe...

Public Education

The Whitewater Region Fire Department works with the community to teach fire safety behaviors designed to help prevent accidental fires and aid in the event of an emergency.

Emergency Preparedness

Emergency Planning The goal of emergency management, a risk management activity, is to create safe, secure and disaster-resilient communities through the implementation and maintenance of comprehensive risk-based emergency management programs and plans.