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Fire Services

pdf fileWhitewater Region FMP
Final Report - Dec 20 2017

There is no fire ban in effect.

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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If you feel the need to set off fireworks this Canada Day here are a few tips. Please be safe!
Never allow young children to handle fireworks
Never use fireworks while impaired by drugs or alcohol
Anyone using fireworks or standing nearby should wear protective eyewear
Never hold lighted fireworks in your hands
Never light them indoors
Only use them away from people, houses and flammable material
Never point or throw fireworks at another person
Only light one device at a time and maintain a safe distance after lighting
Never ignite devices in a container
Do not try to re-light or handle malfunctioning fireworks
Soak both spent and unused fireworks in water for a few hours before discarding
Keep a bucket of water nearby to fully extinguish fireworks that don't go off or in case of fire
Do not use fireworksin in forested areas!
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Firefighter Recruitment

Become Part of Our Team If you:

  • Want to help others and serve in your community
  • Enjoy working as a team
  • Enjoy continuous learning
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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.

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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.

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