Posts Categorized: Fire Department

Fire Prevention Week Home Visits

This year’s fire prevention week theme is “Look, Listen & Learn. Be aware. Fire can happen anywhere.” To help ensure our residents are notified of smoke or carbon monoxide in their homes, the Douro-Dummer Fire Services will be conducting door to door visits to Douro-Dummer residences on Saturday October 13, 20 and 27, 2018. Fire… Read more »

2018 Volunteer Firefighter Recruitment

2018 Volunteer Firefighter Recruitment (pdf – 256KB) The Douro-Dummer Fire Department is now accepting applications for the position of volunteer firefighter for Donwood Fire Station 1, Douro Fire Station 2, Warsaw Fire Station 4 and White Lake Fire Station 5. This is a challenging and rewarding opportunity to contribute to the provision of an essential… Read more »

Enbridge Gas Distribution to announce support for Douro-Dummer Fire Services and the Fire Marshal’s Public Fire Safety Council

Township of Douro-Dummer, ON, August 8, 2018 – On August 10, 2018, Enbridge Gas Distribution will make an announcement with Douro-Dummer Fire Services and the Fire Marshal’s Public Fire Safety Council. In attendance will be Fire Chief Chuck Pedersen; Mayor J. Murray Jones; Doug Christie, Enbridge Gas Distribution; and John Doucet, Office of the Fire… Read more »

Fire Ban in Effect

Due to the continued dry conditions in the Township of Douro-Dummer, as well as data from the Wildland Fire Information System, the Township is enabling a fire ban through By-law 2015-05. No open air burning will be allowed, with the exception of campgrounds as defined within the By-law. These campgrounds must meet the requirements set… Read more »

Firefighter Recruitment 2017

The Douro-Dummer Fire Dept. is now accepting applications for the position of volunteer firefighter for Donwood Fire Station 1 and White Lake Fire Station 5. This is a challenging and rewarding opportunity to contribute to the provision of an essential service in your community. Mandatory application forms, including job description and information package may be… Read more »

Update: Douro-Dummer Multiple Fatal Fire Investigation

Update: Douro-Dummer Multiple Fatal Fire Investigation Smoke Alarms Are Critical to Detect Fire and Warn Occupants NEWS August 3, 2017 The Office of the Fire Marshal and Emergency Management (OFMEM) has completed the investigation into the fatal fire that occurred on December 24th, 2016 at 614 Hamilton Drive in Douro-Dummer Township, near Stoney Lake, where… Read more »

Flood Warning now in Effect

Otonabee Conservation advises residents and visitors to the region that a FLOOD WARNING is now in effect for the entire watershed region. A Flood Warning is issued when flooding is imminent or occurring. Total amounts of rain received in the Bancroft/Haliburton/Peterborough regions were 100 to 150 mm during the month of April. Then, in the… Read more »

Fire Station 3 Closure

The Township of Douro-Dummer and the Township of Selwyn have entered into an automatic aid, fire response agreement. This agreement is scheduled to come into effect on January 10, 2017. Staff believes that this new agreement will provide a better overall service to our residents. This new agreement will also close Douro-Dummer Fire Station #3,… Read more »