Posts Categorized: Fire Department

2020 Firefighter Recruitment

Douro-Dummer Fire Services is now accepting applications for the position of volunteer firefighter for the Donwood, Douro and White Lake Fire Stations (Stations 1, 2 and 5 respectively). This is a challenging and rewarding opportunity to contribute to the provision of an essential service in your community. The mandatory application form is available for download… Read more »

2020 Fire Safety Contest Now Open!

From the Ontario Association of Fire Chief’s website: Send Will Fightfire & Fiona Firesafety a Poster on How You Practice Fire Safety in Your Home, School, or Community and Your Poster Could be Chosen to Win a Fire Safety Gift Prize! Will Fightfire, Fiona Firesafety, and friends are fun educational characters that take a firm… Read more »

Request for Tender: FD-2020-02 Tandem Tanker Fire Apparatus

Township of Douro-Dummer Fire Services invites qualified businesses to submit a Request For Tender (RFT) bid for a Tandem Tanker Fire Apparatus. To view the RFT online visit FD-2020-02 Tandem Tanker Fire Apparatus package (pdf – 651KB). To make arrangements to obtain a hard copy from the Municipal Office please e-mail the Fire Services’ administrative… Read more »

Burning Restrictions Lifted

Burning restrictions have been lifted, see for risk ratings moving forward. If you have any questions please contact Fire Chief Pedersen. Douro-Dummer Fire Chief Chuck Pedersen 705 652-8392, 207 E-mail C. Pedersen

Douro-Dummer to Allow Nighttime Campfires

Starting Friday, July 24th, 2020 at sunset campfires will be allowed between sunset and sunrise in the Township of Douro-Dummer. Precipitation levels and fire risk have varied widely throughout the Township this summer. Residents and guests in areas that continue to be dry are urged to consider postponing their campfire until a later date. Anyone… Read more »

Douro-Dummer Implements New Burn Permit System

At the special meeting of Council, on Tuesday, June 30, 2020 Douro-Dummer Council voted to implement a new burn permit system as presented by Fire Chief Pedersen. “This is a great educational tool that we simply do not have in our current system. This will allow us to educate our users and inform them of… Read more »

Burn Ban in Effect Immediately in Douro-Dummer

Due to the hot, dry conditions the Township of Douro-Dummer has implemented a burn ban effective as of 12 noon July 6, 2020. All open-air burning permits are suspended during this time. The fire ban prohibits all open-air fires including campfires, burn barrels and fireworks. Certified gas appliances such as CSA approved fire tables, bowls,… Read more »

Request for Quotation FD-2020-01: 2020 Crew Cab 4X4 Pick-up Truck – Addendum 1 Released

The Township of Douro-Dummer Fire Department is requesting that qualified businesses submit a Request For Quotation (RFQ) for a new 4×4 vehicle. For more information, the bid package and submission requirements please visit RFQ – FD-2020-01: 2020 Crew Cab 4×4 Pick-up Truck (pdf – 540KB). Addendum 1 (pdf – 91KB) – All quotations must be… Read more »

Open-Air Fire Ban Effective April 3rd

Chief Fire Officials from the Townships of Douro-Dummer, Havelock-Belmont-Methuen, North Kawartha and Trent Lakes Declare an Open-Air Fire Ban Effective April 3rd at 19:00 (pdf – 115KB) In support of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) implementing a Restricted Fire Zone Declaration across the entire province, where these zones are applicable, the Townships… Read more »

UPDATE- Addendum 1 released for Request for Quotation – FD-2019-02: Mini-Pumper Fire Apparatus

The Township of Douro-Dummer Fire Service is requesting that qualified businesses submit a Request For Quotation (RFQ) for a Mini-Pumper Fire Apparatus. The RFQ FD-2019-02 package (pdf – 1MB) can be viewed on-line or be picked up at the Municipal Office. An addendum has been released: Addendum #1 FD-2019-02 (pdf – 57KB) Questions can be directed… Read more »