Fire Department

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Primary Goals & Objectives

The goals of the Fire Department are to provide fire protection services designed to protect lives and property from the adverse effects of fires, sudden medical emergencies or exposure to dangerous conditions.

Mission Statement
"Our Family, Helping Yours"
The primary mission of the Township of Elizabethtown-Kitley Fire & Emergency Services is to provide a range of programs to protect the lives and property of the inhabitants of the Township of Elizabethtown-Kitley from the adverse effects of fire, sudden medical emergencies or exposure to dangerous conditions created by man or nature.

The Fire Stations

Where are the fire stations? The Township of Elizabethtown-Kitley has three fire stations located in different parts of the Township. On this page you will find photos of some of the stations, as well as details regarding their locations.

Station 1 - Lyn
Station 1 is located in the historic village of Lyn, at 44 Main Street East. Fire Administration can be reached by calling 613-498-2460.  Station 1 houses Rescue Vehicle 1 which is equipped with Medical Responders Bag, Oxygen & Defib along with extrication equipment. The Fire Hall also houses one pumper and two tankers to complete the fleet.
Picture of local fire station

Station 2 - New Dublin
Station 2 is located at 7519 New Dublin Road in the hamlet of New Dublin. The station has two large bays for trucks. This station also has two pumper and one tankers to complete its fleet.

Station 3 - Frankville
Station 3 is located at 270 County Road 29 in Frankville.  This station houses Rescue Vehicle 3, which is equipped with Medical Responders Bag, Oxygen and Defib, as well as one Pumper, one Tanker, one Parade Pumper and a Personnel Transportation Vehicle (Truck #3). The Station contains six bays, a training room for meetings and training sessions, a kitchenette facility, as well as a radio room and two offices in 5000sqft.

The station was a labour of love - built with all volunteer help. The official opening took place on Saturday June 23, 1966. An addition was added to the building in 1970. In 2020, the Township began preparations to construct a new Station 3 in the Toledo community.

Community Programs

Fire Chief Donovan (left) and Deputy Chief Seed with children from Library Summer Reading ProgramThe Fire Department runs various educational community programs throughout the year to address fire safety concerns in the community and to raise awareness.  Programs and other educational resources are available to people of all ages.

Fire Station Tours
Requests can be made to tour of Fire Station 1 with our Fire Chief who will take the opportunity to promote fire safety and showcase the different types of equipment firefighters depend on.

To request a tour, please phone 613-498-2460 or email fireadmin@ektwp.ca

Open Burning

Visit our Open Burning webpage here to familiarize yourself with the open burning rules and regulations and how to obtain a permit.

Volunteering

Picture of firefighterServices provided by Volunteer Firefighters include:

  • Fire Suppression
  • Extrication
  • Ice Water Rescue Level One
  • Fire Prevention
  • Public Education
  • Medical Assists

How to Become a Member
The Fire Chief may recommend to Council the appointment of any qualified person to become a probationary member of the department.  A person is qualified to be appointed a probationary member who meets the following requirements:

  • Applies in writing or completes an application form
  • Is not less than nineteen years of age
  • Passes such interviews, aptitude and physical tests as may be required
  • Has successfully passed a medical examination (re: physical requirements of a firefighter)
  • Holds a valid Ontario Driver's License: Minimum "G2" classification required
  • A signed Volunteer Application Screening Consent for Disclosure of Personal Information Form

Volunteer Firefighter Application Form
Completed application forms are accepted year-round and must be returned to Fire Station #1, 44 Main Street East, Lyn.

What We Can Do For You

  • A Place and time to be every Monday evening
  • Advancing, expanding your knowledge in first aid, Haz-mat, fire suppression, rescue, enrollment in Ontario Fire College
  • Guarantee of interrupted sleep
  • New friends, coming from diversified backgrounds
  • Guarantee of interrupted meals and family plans
  • Feeling of accomplishment, truly helping people
  • Firefighting, rescue, fire prevention
  • Sore, achy muscles
  • Upgrading or continuing drivers license D, class "Z" endorsement
  • Hepatitis "B" Vaccination
  • Your December Honorarium

Yours in Fire Prevention,
Jim Donovan, Fire Chief
Tel. 613-498-2460

Training and Development

It is policy for the Fire Department to participate in various workshops and seminars that promote fire prevention and/or public fire safety education. The Fire Chief and/or Fire Prevention Personnel may attend meetings and/or conferences of various organizations whose purpose is to promote fire prevention and/or public fire safety education including, Fire Prevention Committees, and Fire Prevention Officers Association.

  • Increases level of public and firefighter safety in buildings and on premises
  • Increases public awareness and promotes a positive public attitude
  • Reduces incidences of fire and protect property and jobs
  • Reduces the incidence of arson and fire crime
  • Ensures compliance with fire related Codes, Statutes and By-laws
  • Enhances fire department image and efficiency
  • Assists with protection of the environment

By-laws

The following by-laws relate to fire services in Elizabethtown-Kitley. Click on the by-law to view a .pdf version.

Contact Us

For more information on anything you find on this site, or to acquire information you don't see here, please contact the Administration office of Elizabethtown-Kitley Fire Department at 44 Main Street East in the village of Lyn (Station #1).

Phone:
613-498-2460 Clipart of telephone

Fax:
613-342-2358

Email: fireadmin@ektwp.ca

Township of Elizabethtown-Kitley, 6544 New Dublin Rd, RR 2  Addison, ON, K0E 1A0
Tel. 613-345-7480 or 1-800-492-3175, Fax. 613-345-7235, Email: mail@ektwp.ca
Office Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

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