Fire Department

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Welcome to the Township of Nairn and Hyman Fire Department.

The Township of Nairn and Hyman Fire Department provides protection from fire, life threatening emergencies and dangerous conditions. The two fire stations are located in the geographic Townships of Nairn and Hyman.

FIRE DEPARTMENT MISSION STATEMENT

Protect the lives and property of the citizens of Nairn and Hyman by immediate response to all emergencies, rapid mitigation of all fires, competent application of life-saving techniques and to provide pro-active fire prevention and public education programs to improve the quality of life for the citizens we serve.On our web site you will be able to find information concerning fire prevention and education.

FOREST FIRE SAFETY INFORMATION

Every year, the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry and your local fire department respond to forest fires.  While forest fires can be dangerous to people and property, being prepared in advance and knowing what actions to take can better protect you.

Prevention is the best solution against loss, damage or injury from forest fires.  There are resources available to help reduce the risk.  Please visit these websites for more information:

Province of Ontario Forest Fire Safety Information

Government of Canada Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness

BURNING PERMITS

You require a burning permit anytime during the year.  Please contact the municipal office at 705-869-4232 for more information.  Fire permits can be cancelled at any time if there is a high to extreme forest fire hazard occurring in the municipality.    Outdoor grass or wood burning is prohibited during the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. daily from April 1st to October 31st of every year.